Grant Completes Basic Training

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army National Guard Pfc. Shamiah S. Grant 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.

She is the daughter of Marc Charlie of Hillside and Shamona Grant of Newark. The private graduated in 2008 from Malcolm X. Shabazz High School, Newark, and received an associate degree in 2010 from Wood Tobe-Coburn School, New York, N.Y.

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