Villarreal completes basic training

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Army Pvt. Jesse D. Villarreal 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.

Villarreal is the son of Christy L. Villarreal of New Madrid, Mo.

He is a 2012 graduate of Sharkey-Issaquena Academy, Rolling Fork, Miss.

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