You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Walkel, Nicholas G.

Navy Seaman Nicholas G. Walkel, son of Melissa L. and Thomas L. Walkel of Milford, recently graduated with honors from Basic Quartermaster School.

During the course, which is taught at Great Lakes, IIl., students learn to assist in ship navigation such as setting, maintaining and correcting ship courses at sea.

The seaman is a 2009 graduate of Wawasee High School of Syracuse, and he joined the Navy in August 2011.