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Fallon man attends OCS

Donnie Kidd, a 27-year-old native of Fallon, trains at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center. Kidd trained with other officer candidates from Recruiting Station Sacramento as part of Warrior Weekend, a two-day retreat to prepare them for the rigors of Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va. The candidates hiked steep trails, competed in team exercises, and received classes.

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.