Pinkerton Graduates Basic Army Training

Army Pvt. Zachary Pinkerton has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, Pinkerton 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, the military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field-training exercises.

Pinkerton is the son of Ken Pinkerton of Tyrone, Ga., and grandson of Gary Church of The Acreage.