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September 27, 2013

Castillo completes basic training at Fort Jackson


The Daily Iowegian

---- — Army National Guard Pvt. Julio A. Castillo 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.

Castillo is a 2011 graduate of Seymour Community High School.