Army National Guard Pvt. Parker C. Brown has graduated from basic training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, traditions and core values.
He is the son of Alan and Dawn Brown of Beaufort.
He is a 2009 graduate of Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia.