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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Army National Guard Pvt. Derek R. Miller 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 son of Ron and Paula Miller of S. Montgomery St., Bowling Green, Ind.

The private is a 2005 graduate of Clay City High School, Ind.

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