Sullivan graduates from basic training

Published 2:53 pm Thursday, January 3, 2013

Army Pfc. Eric D. Sullivan 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.

Sullivan is the son of Gloria Sullivan of Marion Junction, and brother of Travis Paige of Tuscaloosa.

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He is a 2006 graduate of Robert C. Hatch High School in Uniontown.