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Parisot completes Army training

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 12:07 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 12:11 p.m. CST

Army Pvt. Nickolas R. Parisot 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.

Parisot is the cousin of Ryan Block of Kirkland and is a 2010 graduate of Hiawatha High School.

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