Mooney completes basic training


Private Justin Mooney of Pawhuska joined the U.S. Army after high school graduation, and he graduated Aug. 17 from basic training at Fort Sill in Lawton.


Mooney is scheduled to complete advanced individual training at Fort Sill in mid-September. He will then be transferred and stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky.


Mooney is a 2018 graduate of Pawhuska High School and Tri County Tech. He is the son of Daniel Mooney of Pawhuska and Shannon Spring, of Tulsa. He is the grandson of Danny and Charlotte Mooney of Pawhuska.


Justin comes from a long line of U.S. military veterans. His grandfather served in the U.S. Air Force. Two late grandfathers served in the U.S. Army. He also has an aunt who served in the U.S. Marine Corps.