Tarpley graduates from basic training in S.C.

Published 1:27 am Saturday, November 17, 2007

Army Pvt. Hannah V. Tarpley 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.

She is the daughter of Randy Tarpley of Waverly Drive, Natchez, and Teressa Sanders of Jonesville.

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Tarpley is a 2007 graduate of Block High School, Jonesville.