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Military brief: Jefferson graduates

 

Special to The Dispatch

 

Army National Guard Pvt. Dillon T. Jefferson 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. 

 

Jefferson is the son of Tyrone Jefferson of Aberdeen. He is a 2012 graduate of Hatley High School in Amory.

 

 

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