LCpl. Bennett Jonathan Adams, a native of Whitesburg, is working at Recruiting Substation Pikeville as a recruiter’s assistant. Adams, a graduate of Whitesburg High School, is the son of Bennett Adams and Tammy Cook of Whitesburg. He graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Training at Parris Island, S.C., on February 24, 2006.
After the completion of basic training, Adams attended School of Infantry at Camp Lejeune, N.C. to train as an assault man. He has served two tours of duty in Iraq.