Ablaza graduates from basic training
Army Pvt. Alyssa N. Ablaza has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Ablaza studied raining. In 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.
Ablaza graduated in 2009 from East Lee County High School, Lehigh Acres.