Boone graduates basic training

Published 8:22 am Thursday, May 31, 2012

Army Pfc. Megale R. Boone 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.

Boone is the son of Shelia Boone of Old Stage Road, Greenville.

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He is a 2008 graduate of Greenville High School.