Gillo graduates from basic combat training

Oct 12, 2012

Army National Guard Pvt. Christopher Gillo 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.

Gillo is the son of Lisa Gillo of Rob Lane, Frankfort.

He is a 2009 graduate of Searsport District High School.

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