Reeves graduates from basic training

Wayne Allen

May 1, 2013

Army Pvt. Cory Reeves 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.

Reeves is the son of Benita and Cory Reeves, and grandson of Inez Burns, all of Portsmouth.

He is a 2008 graduate of Portsmouth High School.