Martinez graduates from basic training
U.S. Army Pvt. Alexis M. Martinez 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.
Martinez is the daughter of Mark Martinez and stepdaughter of Gracie Martinez, and granddaughter of Joseph Martinez, all of San Antonio.
She is a 2014 graduate of South San Antonio High School in San Antonio.