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Van native graduates from U.S. Army basic combat training

FROM STAFF REPORTS

June 25, 2013

Army Pvt. James H. Justice has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.


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.


Justice is the grandson of Wayne McCray of Lick Creek Road, Danville.


He is a 2012 graduate of Van High School.