Belleville Native enlists in Illinois Army National Guard

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SPRINGFIELD, IL (02/01/2018) (readMedia)-- Springfield, Ill. – Pvt. Cleosha Wyatt, of Belleville, Illinois, was sworn into the Illinois Army National Guard Jan. 30, at the St. Louis Military Entrance Processing Station in St. Louis, Missouri.

Wyatt enlisted as a 92Y, logistics specialist, and is assigned to Company M, Recruit Sustainment Program based in Shiloh, Illinois.

Upon completion of her initial training, Wyatt will be assigned to the 634th Brigade Support Battalion based in Sullivan, Ill.

Wyatt is a 2017 graduate of Belleville West High School in Belleville, Illinois.

After completing her training, Wyatt will be eligible for the Illinois National Guard Grant, which pays 100 percent of college tuition while she works as a full-time student and a part-time Soldier. She will also be eligible for the Select Reserve G.I. Bill and federal tuition assistance.

Staff Sgt. Aaron Gentille of Company M, congratulated Wyatt and welcomed her into the Illinois Army National Guard.

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