Pvt Leary, who doesn’t but know find out how to do his personal laundry, is prepared for marriage.
SAN DIEGO — Latest Marine Corps boot camp graduate Pvt. Thomas Leary, who has by no means owned an vehicle and till a number of weeks in the past didn’t even have his personal checking account, is now prepared for marriage, in accordance with sources near the 18-year-old.
“Tommy is so excited to be out on his personal,” Leary’s mom Barbara informed reporters. “He’s been shopping automobiles to purchase ever since we picked him up,” referring to the 2017 Ford Raptor truck that her son was getting ready to buy at a 19.three% rate of interest.
“However I believe Tommy’s obtained a sure one thing else on his thoughts as properly,” she remarked with a gleam in her eye, including that her son was “so mature for his age.”
Leary’s longtime buddy Joshua Caldwell, who journeyed from Texas for the commencement ceremony, believes his buddy will quickly make a “correct spouse of Andrea,” his 17-year-old girlfriend.
“They been collectively some time now” Caldwell mentioned of the couple, who started courting after the senior promenade 5 months in the past. “She’s good for him, and outdated Tom-boy is aware of he ain’t getting’ any youthful.”
“Properly, the way in which I determine, now’s nearly as good a time for marriage as there’s ever gonna be,” mentioned the newly minted Marine, who doesn’t understand how a credit score rating works. “I’m a grown man now” added Leary, who remains to be greater than two years away from having the ability to legally buy alcohol, “and a person’s gotta quiet down finally.”
At press time, Leary had excused himself to pose for a photograph along with his bride-to-be Andrea and platoon-mate Bryan Smithfield, with whom Ms. Jernigan will later have an affair throughout Leary’s first deployment.