Demopolis High alum graduates basic

Published 9:40 pm Friday, January 14, 2011

From staff reports

Army Pvt. Patrick Robertson has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

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He is the son of Barbara Robertson of W. Perez St, Demopolis, and Johnny Robertson of Summerset Cove, Bessemer. Robertson graduated in 2008 from Demopolis High School.