November 8, 2014 10:09:20 PM
Army Pfc. Charzekiah T. Blackmon has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.
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.
Blackmon is the daughter of Robert Blackmon of Starkville and Anita Blackmon of Winona.
She is a 2012 graduate of J. Z. George High School in Carrollton.