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Moody graduates basic training

Published 9:13pm Saturday, August 31, 2013

Army Pfc. Tavares J. Moody 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 and 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.

Moody is the son of Carolyn Moody and Carlito Barrett of Suffolk. He is a 2012 graduate of Lakeland High School.

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