Army Pfc. Lakeshia K. Crooks 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.
She is the daughter of Curtis and Ernestine Dixon of Hinesville.
The private is a 2002 graduate of Bradwell Institute.
Smalls finishes basic
Air Force Airman Antoine T. Smalls graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
He is the son of Sandra Smalls of Hinesville.
The airman is a 2006 graduate of Bradwell Institute.