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Whittenburg graduates from basic

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Army Reserve Pfc. Ashley D. Whittenburg 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.

Whittenburg is the daughter of Keri Whittenburg of Dallas Road, Brooklyn Center, Minn., and granddaughter of Virginia Whittenburg of Cherokee.

She is a 2006 graduate of Brooklyn Center High School, Minn.

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