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05-21 Robert Alton Vachon

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Following in his father's footsteps, Robbie Vachon, the son of Scoot and Bethanie Vachon and member of the class of 2012 at Laconia High School, will graduate May 22 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.

Born at the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. where his father Scott was serving, Vachon will undergo training to command a rifle platoon at Marine Corps Base Quantico near Triangle, Virginia, then proceed to flight school with aspirations to fly the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter.

At the Naval Academy, Vachon was a company operations officer and the captain of the karate team and member of the Semper Fidelis Society.