A Fallon native is training to become a U.S. Marine Corps officer and is attending the rigorous Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va..
Donnie Kidd, a 2006 graduate of Churchill County High School, completed his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from West Texas A&M; University in 2011, where he played four years of Division II basketball. After completing the 10-week Officer Candidate Course, he will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps and be assigned a career field after a six-month follow-on course.
Kidd is the son of Apra and Don Kidd. His father is a retired Navy chief petty officer and works for the Bureau of Land Management.