Carmen N. Mills

Published 8:04 pm Saturday, September 8, 2012

Army Pfc. Carmen N. Mills 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.

Mills is the daughter of Carmen Mills of Rifle Ridge Southwest, Marietta, Ga., and granddaughter of Ruby Phillips of Kingsway Court, Suffolk.

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She is a 2000 graduate of North Chicago Community High School, Ill.