Griffith graduates from basic training

March 11, 2013

Army National Guard Pvt. Colbie Griffith 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.

Griffith is the former ward of Scot Caudill of Wheelersburg.

He is a 2012 graduate of Minford High School.