Barnica completes basic training

Army Spec. Jeffrey R. Barnica has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

Barnica is the son of Janet and Rick Barnica of DeKalb. He is a 2003 graduate of St. Paul High School in Nebraska. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2007 from the University of Nebraska.

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