Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

North Pinellas military news for April 9

Army Pvt. Lawrence A. Riley, son of Jennifer Riley of Palm Harbor, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During 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, 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.

He is a 2011 graduate of Countryside High in Clearwater.

North Pinellas military news for April 9 04/07/14 [Last modified: Monday, April 7, 2014 4:41pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2015 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours