Viall completes basic training

DOWNEY - Army Pvt. Christopher S. Viall has completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, Viall 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. He is the son of Shirley and Steve Viall, of Downey.

********** Published: April 11, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 52