McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 11, 2013

Stuart grad finishes Army boot camp

From submitted reports
Submitted report

McALESTER — Stuart High School graduate Army Pfc. Robert R. Starry has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Starry is the son of Andrew and Cathy Starry of Stuart.

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.