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Military briefs - April 15, 2013

Local recruits complete basic training

Posted: April 14, 2013 3:39 p.m.
Updated: April 15, 2013 5:00 a.m.

Army Pfc. Jared S. Lee has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

During the nine weeks of training, Lee 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.

Lee is a 2010 graduate of Camden Military Academy.

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Army National Guard Pvt. Marvin Reid Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

During the nine weeks of training, Reid 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.

Ried is the son of Nora Reid and Marvin Reid Sr., both of Cassatt, and the grandson of Rebbeca Robinson of Camden.

He is a 2010 graduate of Camden High School.

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Army National Guard Pvt. Leigh C. Outlaw has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, Outlaw received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Outlaw is the son of Kathryn Gardner of Cassatt. He is also the son of William Outlaw and stepson of Kristie Outlaw, also of Cassatt.

He is a 2008 graduate of North Central High School.

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Army Pvt. Arron J. Wilkes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

During the nine weeks of training, Wilkes 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.

Wilkes is the son of Tyra Burch of Camden.

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Navy Seaman Apprentice Daniel L. Crout, son of Denise S. and Kenneth L. Crout of Camden, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Crout received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. Training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations.” This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. “Battle Stations” is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Its distinctly “Navy” flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a sailor.    

Crout is a 2004 graduate of Camden High School.

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Air Force Airman Blake A. Erwin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Erwin completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Erwin is the son of Sandra Hastings and grandson of Barbara Hastings, both of Camden.

He is a 2010 graduate of Camden High School.

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