Marion Native enlists in Illinois Army National Guard
SPRINGFIELD, IL (05/03/2018) (readMedia)-- Springfield, Ill. – Pvt. Marisa Lukancic, of Marion, Illinois, was sworn into the Illinois Army National Guard May 1, at the St. Louis Military Entrance Processing Station.
Lukancic enlisted as a 92F, Petroleum Supply Specialist, and is assigned Company M, Recruit Sustainment Program in Shiloh, Illinois.
Upon completion of her initial training, Lukancic will be assigned to Company H, 634th Brigade Support Battalion based in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Lukancic is a 2017 graduate of Marion High School, Marion, Illinois.
After successfully completing her training, Lukancic 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.
Sgt. Anthony Womack of Company M, congratulated Lukancic and welcomed her into the Illinois Army National Guard.
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Photo A: Pvt. Marisa Lukancic of Marion, Illinois, poses at the St. Louis Military Enlistment Processing Station in St. Louis, Missouri, May 1. Lukancic enlisted as a 92F, Petroleum Supply Specialist and will be assigned to Company H, 634th Brigade Support Battalion. (U.S. Army photo courtesy of Illinois Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Command)