Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Army Pfc. Melvin J. Hurn has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier 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.
Hurn is the son of Tanya and Roger Rembert of Pineville. He is a 2011 graduate of Timberland High School.