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Counts graduates basic training

Feb 22, 2013

Army National Guard Pvt. Hunter S. Counts has graduated from basic combat training at Ft. 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.

Counts is the stepson of Ron Fowler and brother of Derek Richards, both of Winfield.

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