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Barton completes combat training

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Army Pvt. Jeremy H. Barton has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Cynthia and Gary Barton of Thayer.

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.

Barton is a 2006 graduate of Thayer High School.

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