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Friday, May 13, 2011

Luke R. Pingleton

Army National Guard Pvt. Luke R. Pingleton 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 Linda Pingleton of East State Road 42, Poland, Ind.

Pingleton graduated in 2011 from Northview High School, Brazil, Ind.

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