Military briefs: Nicholson completes basic combat training
Army Spec. Christy L. Nicholson 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.
She is the daughter of Dwight Nicholson of China Grove.
Nicholson graduated in 1997 from South Rowan High School, China Grove, and received a bachelor’s degree in 2004 from Lee University, Cleveland, Tenn.