McKenzie’s Adams graduates basic training

Published 3:14 pm Monday, March 19, 2012

Army National Guard Pvt. Jakar D. Adams has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises 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.

Adams is the son of Sherry and Tony Adams of Adams Road, McKenzie.

Email newsletter signup

The private is a 2011 graduate of McKenzie High School.