Man with local ties graduates U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp
September 8, 2022
Private 1st Class Brock Ostdiek, 18, of Beatrice graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Aug. 19, 2022. Private 1st Class Ostdiek successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 43 recruits in the 3rd Battalion, Mike Company, Training Platoon 3261. Following 10 days of leave, he continues his training as a Marine.
Brock is a 2022 graduate of Beatrice High School and son of Rob and Kris Ostdiek of Beatrice. Brock is the grandson of Allen and Nancy Ostdiek of Lawrence, and of Roger and the late Barbara (Gunn) Eitzmann with ties to the Hardy area. Brock has long held a strong sense of patriotism inspired by Great Uncle Gary Gunn and Grandpa and Grandma Ostdiek who served in the armed forces.