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Hale completes basic training

Hale completes basic training

Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 8:00 pm

Army National Guard Pvt. Matthew W. Hale has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in 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.
Hale is the son of Carrie Eaves of Troy and Mark Hale of Lexington. He is the grandson of Linda Hale Friess of Union City.
He is a 2012 graduate of Obion County Central High School.

Published in The Messenger 6.19.13

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