Monday, October 13, 2014
Jessica Heinz Graduates From Basic
Army Pvt. Jessica Heinz graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During nine weeks of training, she 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. Heinz, a 2008 graduate of Southern High School, is the daughter of Dennis and Pamela Cartney of Davidsonville.