Frazier-Overton graduates basic training

Published 8:47 pm Saturday, July 28, 2012

Army National Guard Pvt. Karl D. Frazier-Overton 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.

Frazier-Overton is the son of Nicole Overton of Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk. He is a 2011 graduate of Dinwiddie High School.


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