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North Pinellas military news for June 12

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Army Pfc. Travis M. Macon, son of Wanda Macon of Seffner and Thomas Macon of Clearwater, 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, plus 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, the military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

He is a 2012 graduate of Armwood High, Seffner.

North Pinellas military news for June 12 06/11/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 8:50pm]

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