Christina M. PanzaPublished 8:16pm Saturday, October 13, 2012
Army Pvt. Christina M. Panza has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, 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.
Panza is the daughter of Evelyn Barnes and Christopher Panza of Constance Woods Drive, Suffolk. She is a 2011 graduate of Nansemond River High School, Suffolk.