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William L. Duckett

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Army Pvt. William L. Duckett has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

He is the grandson of Vernee Ford of Melbourne, and nephew of Jeff McAnally of Sage.

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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