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August 17, 2006

Army Pvt. David A. Kennedy recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, Kennedy 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.

Kennedy graduated from De Soto High School in 2001. He is the son of Joe and Patricia Duncan, De Soto.

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