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Pierce graduates from basic training

Published 11:35am Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Army Reserve Pvt. Molly R. Pierce has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
She is the daughter of Julie Dorman of Elbow Lake. Pierce is a 2009 graduate of West Central Area Secondary School, Barrett.
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.

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