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Mills graduates from Army basic training
Army Pvt. Dontarious D. Mills 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.
The son of Tamecka Mills of Lincolnton and brother of Nick Cornacchione of Salisbury, he is a 2011 graduate of Salisbury High School.
Martinichio completes Air Force basic training
Air Force Airman James R. Martinichio III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
The son of Michelle Martinichio of Colonial Heights, Va., Martinichio graduated in 2008 from South Rowan High School.
Sechrist completes Air Force basic training
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Joshua T. Sechrist graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
The son of Ralph and Beverly Sechrist of Rockwell, he is a 2002 graduate of Rockwell Christian School.

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