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August 1, 2013

Keasling graduates from basic training


The Daily Iowegian

---- — Army National Guard Pfc. Dewane R. Keasling 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.

Keasling is the son of Leecille Keasling of Seymour.

He is a 2008 graduate of Sigourney Junior Senior High School. He earned an associate degree in 2011 from Indian Hills Community College in Centerville.