Hometown News – Walker
Posted: Friday, May 7, 2010 9:18 am
Army National Guard Pvt. Tony Neal Walker 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.
He is the son of Timothy Walker of Huron, S.D., and grandson of Paul Ricketts of Dresden.
Walker graduated from a home school program in 2007.wcp 5-4-10