Jackson graduates basic training
Published 8:40 pm Saturday, April 13, 2013
Army Pvt. SaQoya R. Jackson 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.
Jackson is the daughter of Barbara Kagler of Bob White Lane, Suffolk. She is a 2011 graduate of Nansemond River High School.