Hedge graduates basic training

Published 6:27 pm Saturday, March 14, 2015

Army Pvt. Brandon W. Hedge has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga.

During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, traditions and core values.

Hedge is the son of Robert W. Hedge and Jamie Wilbourne, both of Suffolk. He is a 2014 graduate of Nansemond River High School.

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