Military Matters: US Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Elijah Chappell
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - This week's Military Matters spotlights U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Elijah Chappell of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
Chappell is an embarkation specialist who has been in service for 15 months and prepares gear and supplies for movement to support the Marine Corps and joint forces.
He is from Tampa, Florida and joined the military to be the first Marine in his family and wanted to make his parents proud.
He is motivated by his fellow Marines and wants to be able to provide for his future family.