Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Army Specialist Rockeya R. Cleveland has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.
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.
Cleveland is the niece of Elouise Moses of Alcolu. She is a 2002 graduate of Manning High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in 2006 from Benedict College.