Russell graduates from Army basic at Fort Sill

Army Private Chad D. Russell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, OK.

During the nine weeks of training, Russell studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

Russell is a 2004 graduate of Bluffton High School.

He is the grandson of Connie Wyatt, of Warren.