Paulino completes basic training

Army Pvt. Keiry R. Paulino has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Paulino is the daughter of Garibardo Paulino, of Pleasantville, and is a 2012 graduate of Pleasantville High School.

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.