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August 23, 2013

Tracy graduates from basic training

Morning Sentinel Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Army National Guard Pvt. Jacob A. Tracy 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.

Tracy is the son of Tracy and James Tracy, of Skowhegan, and a 2012 graduate of Skowhegan Area High School.





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