The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

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March 6, 2013

Shaw graduates from basic training

— Army Reserve Pfc. Brandon R. Shaw 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.

Shaw is the son of Tracy Shaw of Clee Hill Court, Irmo, S.C., and nephew of Mickey Grasty of Robinson Street, Oak Hill.

He is a 2012 graduate of Columbia High School, S.C.

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