Edge graduates from basic training

Published 2:50 pm Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Army Pvt. 1st Class Ian C. Edge 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. Edge is the son of Cheri Earp of Brinson Air Base Road, Brinson, Ga. The private is a 2005 graduate of Bainbridge High School.

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