Friday, August 30, 2013

James Carter III, former Washington student, graduates from basic combat training

KANSAS CITY, KAN. --- Army National Guard Pfc. James W. Carter III 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.

Carter is a 2010 graduate of Washington High School, Kansas City.