Brothers Jalen And Riley Swanson both enlisted in the United States Army after graduating from Fieldcrest High School. Specialist Jalen Swanson has been serving for over three years. He completed a nine month tour in Afghanistan just before Thanksgiving last year. Jalen works as a military policemen awaiting a school date for SRT training. At Fort Bliss, he was awarded a medal for saving a young soldier's life while responding to an emergency call. Private Second Class Riley Swanson graduated from basic training in March and advanced individual training in August. He is currently working as a communications specialist. Riley is enroute to Korea, where he will be stationed for a year. Jalen will soon join him after the first of the year.
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