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HOMETOWN HEROES

Russell Completes Basic Training At Fort Jackson

Army Private Tyler D. Russell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

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.

A 2011 graduate of Cloverdale High School, Pvt. Russell is the son of James Russell of Poland and Gwendolyn Russell of Indianapolis.

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