Ruvalcaba finishes basic training

DOWNEY - Army Pvt. Carlo P. Ruvalcaba has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, Ruvalcaba studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and physical fitness. He also 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 Patricia Ruvalcaba, of Downey.

********** Published: November 22, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 32