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Pottsgrove Grad Getty Completes Army Basic Training

Pottsgrove Grad Getty Completes Army Basic TrainingPOTTSTOWN PA – U.S. Army Reserve Pvt. David A. Getty, the son of Theresa Getty of Pruss Hill Road, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia SC.

During the nine weeks of training in South Carolina, Getty studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and physical fitness. He also 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, the military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Getty is a 2012 graduate of Pottsgrove Senior High School, Kauffman Road.

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