Banton Graduates From Basic
Army Pvt. Kadiann M. Banton 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, phys ical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical war fare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, arm ed and unarmed combat, map read ing, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Banton is the daughter of Lucille Whorms of Arverne.
Banton is a 2003 graduate of Beach Channel High School.