Friday, August 30, 2013

Blackie Enloe, former Washington student, graduates from combat training

KANSAS CITY, KAN. --- Army National Guard Pfc. Blackie R. Enloe has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Enloe is the grandson of Byron Enloe of 49th Street, Kansas City.

He is a 2011 graduate of Washington High School, Kansas City.