Military Report: Army PVT, Kristina E. Blevins
Army PVT, Kristina E. Blevins has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
She is the daughter of Matt Blevins of Carson City and granddaughter of Susette Bellwood of Bellagio Court, Sparks.
Blevins is a 2009 graduate of Carson High School.
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.