Woods completes Army basic training

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 11, 2009

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pfc. Jeffrey Woods 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.

He is the son of Criscita Woods of Sibley and a 2009 graduate of Natchez High School.

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