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Basic training graduates

The following military personnel graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.:

Army Pvt. Stanley G. Garrastazu, son of George and Elizabeth Garrastazu of Largo, is stationed at Fort Gordon, Ga., for satellite training.

Army National Guard Pvt. Marianne F. Triscari is the sister of Harold Alianello of Clearwater, and daughter of John Alianello of Jamestown, N.Y.

Army Pvt. Christopher G. Perry is the son of Rachel Perry of Largo and brother of Ian B. Perry of St. Cloud.

During nine weeks of training, the soldiers studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

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The following airmen graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.:

Air Force Airman Hannah A. Roman, daughter of Ida Clark of Clearwater, earned distinction as an honor graduate. She is a 2007 graduate of Pinellas Park High School.

Air Force Airman Brennan Doty is the son of Erin Maffucci of Clearwater and a 2006 graduate of Largo High School.

During six weeks of training, the airmen studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches; and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

Basic training graduates 08/23/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 1:44pm]
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