Williams graduates Army basic training in Columbia

Published 12:02 am Sunday, September 7, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. Raven Williams has graduated basic combat training at Fort Jackson in 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.

Williams is the son of Sin-Ae and step-son of James Isaac of Liberty and grandson of Dianne Williams of McComb. He is a 2012 graduate of Amite County High School.

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