Friday, March 29, 2013
Army Pvt. Taron A. Graves 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.
Graves is the son of Tamara Graves of Wingate Court, Ladson, and brother of Kenneth Grant of Deerberry Road, Goosecreek.
He is a 2011 graduate of Stratford High School, Goosecreek.