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Huggins graduates from basic combat training

COLUMBIA, SC – Army Pvt. Katy R. Huggins has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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.

Huggins is the daughter of Annette and Tim Huggins of Middletown, Calif.

She is a 2014 graduate of Middletown High School.


Thompson announces service academy appointees

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced three service academy appointees from our Fifth Congressional District.

Every year, members of Congre...

VA secretary issues Memorial Day message

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald has issued the following message in commemoration of Memorial Day 2015.

“Many have heard the saying, 'Poor is the Nation that...

Garamendi Coast Guard bill passes House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, the House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1987) by a unanimous voice vote.

Congressman John Garamendi...

New VA Web site encourages veterans to tell their stories of hope

WASHINGTON – May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

To commemorate the month, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is encouraging veterans, along with their families and...

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