Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Former Sumner Academy student graduates from basic military training

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Army Pfc. Cesar Martinez 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.

Martinez is the son of Margarita Frayre of Kansas City, Kan.

He is a 2014 graduate of Sumner Academy, Kansas City, Kan.