Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Army Spec. Daniel J. Falter 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.
Falter is the son of Christopher Falter of Goldfinch Lane, Summerville, S.C., and grandson of Ronald Falter of Drexel Lake Drive, Columbia, S.C.
He is a 2004 graduate of Dutch Fork High School, Irmo, S.C. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2008 from Furman University, Greenville, S.C.