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Eddins graduates basic training

U.S. Army Pvt. Makaveli T. Eddins has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, 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.

Eddins is the son of Stephanie and Tyrone Eddins of Georgiana.

He is a 2015 graduate of Georgiana School.