Military honors

info@islandpacket.comOctober 15, 2012 

  • Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jimmie S. Robinson and Air Force Airman 1st Class Khin O. Thinzar graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

  • The airmen completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.

    Robinson is the son of Angela Jones of Port Royal and Steven Robinson of Detroit, Mich. He is a 2011 graduate of Beaufort High School.

    Thinzar is the niece of Khin Thein of Bluffton. She is a 2011 graduate of Bluffton High School.

  • Navy Seaman Janessa D. Stallings recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

  • During the eight-week program, Stallings completed training that included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

    Stallings is a 2006 graduate of Hilton Head High School.

  • Army Pvt. Charles G. Knox has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

  • 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, the military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field-training exercises.

    Knox is the son of Charles Knox of Beaufort. He is a 2010 graduate of Battery Creek High School.

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