Military honors

info@islandpacket.comJanuary 5, 2014 

Army Spec. Tierra Jenkins, daughter of Audrey and Chester Jenkins of Hilton Head Island, has graduated from basic combat training at Ft. Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo.

During nine weeks of training, she 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.

Jenkins is a 2007 graduate of Hilton Head Island High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in 2011 from the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

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