U.S. Army National Guard Pfc. Brantly C. Reffitt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, 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.
Reffitt is the son of Rene and Scott Reffitt of Hillsboro. He is also the husband of Cheyenne Reffitt.
The officer graduated in 2008 from Hillsboro High School.
Submitted by Joint Hometown News Service, Defense Media Activity.