Chero­kee County na­tive grad­u­ates Na­tional Guard Ft. Jackson, S.C.

Cherokee County Herald - - FRONT PAGE -

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.

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