Serving our country

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Army National Guard Pvt. Micky L. Fedele, the son of Micky Rogers of Bogalusa, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, Fedele 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.