Cherokee County native graduates National Guard Ft. Jackson, S.C.
U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Clinton B. Moat has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, 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.
Moat is the son of Joseph and Selena Moat and grandson of Rebecca A. Roberts, all of Centre, Ala.
He is a 2015 graduate of Cherokee County High School, Centre, Ala.