Local man graduates basic training

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Army National Guard Pvt. Christopher P. Hill has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and was trained in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics. Hill is the son of Belinda Moore of Chaffee, Mo., and Greg Hill of Cape Girardeau.

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