Turner completes training
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U.S. Army Spec. Brooks B. Turner has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in 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.
Turner is the son of Karen Mills-Turner and grandson of Eva Mills, both of San Antonio.
He is a 2005 graduate of East Central High School in San Antonio, and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from Grambling State University in Louisiana.