Grouse graduates basic training at Fort Jackson | NevadaAppeal.com

Grouse graduates basic training at Fort Jackson

Grouse graduates basic training at Fort Jackson

Army National Guard Pvt. David M. Grouse 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.

Grouse is the son of Perry Grouse of Gardnerville, and Debbie Young of Kearney, Mo., and is attending Douglas High School.