Morin graduates basic combat training |

Morin graduates basic combat training

Staff Reports

Army Pvt. Brandon J. Morin 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.

He is the grandson of Carrie Fisher of San Jose, Calif., and Cliff Morin of East Valley Road in Carson Valley

Morin is a 2007 graduate of Victor Valley High School, Victorville, Calif.