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Heotis graduates from basic training

Thursday, October 5, 2006

Army National Guard Pvt. Nathaniel J. Heotis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

He is the son of Christina Heotis of Alton.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, developed 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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