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Houser completes basic

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Army Pvt. John J. Houser has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Houser is the son of John Houser of Camp and brother of Amanda Barker of California, Mo.

He is a 2005 graduate of Thayer High School.

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.

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