Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 5, 2014
Army Spc. Jordan L. Lilly 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.
Lilly is the son of Dan Ellerbe and Ronald Lilly of Salisbury and grandson of Lila Partee of China Grove. A 2008 graduate of West Rowan High School, He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2014 from the University of North Carolina-Pembroke.