From Jackson, MO senior to Army private - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

From Jackson, MO senior to Army private

JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

Congratulations are in order for Army Private Kyle B. Slinkard.

Private Slinkard graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

During his nine months of training,the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition, and core values.

He also learned about basic combat skills, military weapons, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics and the military justice system.

Slinkard is the grandson of Charles Slinkard and David Fisher.

Private Slinkard graduated from Jackson Senior High School in Jackson, Missouri in 2014.

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