Army Graduates

Army Pvt. Joseph C. Casey 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. Casey is the son of Beth and James Casey of Merrimac, Mass. He is a 2009 graduate of Pentucket High School, West Newbury, Mass. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2014 from Mount Ida College, Newton, Mass.

Army Pvt. Oneil K. Grandison 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. He is a 2007 graduate of Provincetown High School, Provincetown, Mass.

Army Pvt. David C. Robbins 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. Robbins is the son of Dorothy Acquaviva of Middleboro and David Robbins of West Wareham. He is a 2013 graduate of Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School, Taunton.

Army Pvt. Sean P. Dowling Jr. has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values. Dowling is the son of Sean and Lori Dowling of Plymouth. He is a 2013 graduate of Plymouth South High School.

Army Pvt. Kevin Goncalves has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.  Goncalves is the son of Dennis Morini of Onset, Mass.   He is a 2006 graduate of Tilton School, N.H.


Army Pvt. Randy W. Lackey Jr.  has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.  Lackey is the son of Donna Lackey of New Bedford.   He is a 2011 graduate of Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical College.


Army National Guard Pvt. Gregory J. Kundicz has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.  Kundicz is the son of Jefferey Kundicz and grandson of Richard Catrambone, both of West Bridgewater.  He is a 2009 graduate of West Bridgewater High School.


Army Pvt. Richard D. Corbin 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.  Corbin is the son of Kasundra Brown of Duncanville, Texas, and Winslow Corbin of Brockton, Mass.  He is a 2013 graduate of Duncanville High School, Duncanville, Texas.


Army Pfc. Nathan A. Parent 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.  Parent is the son of Fran Parent of Homosassa.  He is a 2006 graduate of New Bedford High School.


Army Spec. Andrea D. Willette 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.  Willette is the niece of Kate Welch of Easton and niece of Richard Hampton of Sharon.  She is a 2008 graduate of Sharon High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in 2012 from Emmanuel College, Boston.


Army National Guard Pvt. Zachary J. 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 Julie Briggs of Rehoboth, Mass., and grandson of John Sullivan of Cumberland, R.I.  He is a 2011 graduate of Cumberland High School, R.I.


Army Pvt. James M. Curtin 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.  Curtin is the son of Lynn Curtin of Taunton, and James Curtin of Stoughton.  He is a 2012 graduate of Taunton High School.


Army National Guard Pvt. Donald M. Nelson Jr. 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.  Nelson is the son of Donald Nelson of Brockton, and Susan Merenda of Taunton.  He is a 2012 graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, Easton.


Army National Guard Pvt. Daniel J. Kearney has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.  Kearney is the son of Dianne Kearney of Hingham.  He is a 2012 graduate of Hingham High School.


Army National Guard Pvt. Paul Garvin has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.  Garvin is the son of Paula Garvin and David Smith, both of Plymouth.  He is a 2007 graduate of Plymouth South High School.


Army National Guard Spec. Jonathan S. Whiting has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. Whiting is the son of Russell and Sompit Whiting of Clifford Road, Plymouth. He is a 2004 graduate of Plymouth South High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in Wheaton College, Norton.


Army National Guard Pvt. Raphaela K. Correa 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.  Correa is the stepdaughter of Timothy Oregan of Westland Street, Brockton. She is a 2012 graduate of Brockton High School.


Army Cadet Anthony M. Villanueva has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college. Cadets are observed and evaluated during classroom and field training exercises to determine their officer potential in leadership abilities and skills. The cadets are trained to have a sound understanding of traditional leadership values during the challenging, motivating "hands-on" training. The training develops well-disciplined, highly motivated, physically conditioned students, and helps improve the cadets' self-confidence, initiative, leadership potential, decision making, and collective team cohesion. The cadets receive training in fundamental military skills, Army values, ethics, Warrior ethos, basic rifle marksmanship, small arms tactics, weapons training, drill and ceremony, communications, combat water survival training, rappelling, land navigation, and squad-level operations field training. Villanueva is a student at Wentworth Institute Of Technology, Boston.
He is the son of Susan and Angelo Villanueva of Beatrice Lane, Hanson. Villanueva is a 2012 graduate of Whitman Hanson Regional High School, Whitman.


Elizabeth M. Lochiatto has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college. Cadets are observed and evaluated during classroom and field training exercises to determine their officer potential in leadership abilities and skills. The cadets are trained to have a sound understanding of traditional leadership values during the challenging, motivating "hands-on" training. The training develops well-disciplined, highly motivated, physically conditioned students, and helps improve the cadets' self-confidence, initiative, leadership potential, decision making, and collective team cohesion. The cadets receive training in fundamental military skills, Army values, ethics, Warrior ethos, basic rifle marksmanship, small arms tactics, weapons training, drill and ceremony, communications, combat water survival training, rappelling, land navigation, and squad-level operations field training.

Army Pvt. Robert M. Hunt 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. Hunt is the son of Robert and Mary Hunt of Rockland. He is a 2012 graduate of Rockland High School.

Army National Guard Spec. Sara A. Graham 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. Graham is the granddaughter of Anne and Robert Graham of Captain Linnell Road, Orleans. She is a 2005 graduate of Brockton High School. She received a bachelor's degree in 2009 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Army Pvt. Kyle P. Tracey 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. Tracey is the son of Joan and Michael Tracey of Fairhaven. He is a 2011 graduate of Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School, New Bedford.

Army Reserve Pfc. Elizabeth A. Curt 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. Curt is the daughter of Christine Curt of Taunton and granddaughter of Everett Curt Sr. of Dighton. She is a 2012 graduate of Taunton High School.

Army Pvt. Phillip S. Barbosa 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. Barbosa is the son of Sebastiao Barbosa of Charles Street, Whitman. He is a 2012 graduate of Whitman Hanson Regional High School.

Army National Guard Pvt. Jake A. Roberts 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. Roberts is the son of Shane and Tina Roberts of North Attleboro. He is a 2010 graduate of Erskine Academy, China.

Army Cadet Nicholas A. Ferreira has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college. Cadets are observed and evaluated during classroom and field training exercises to determine their officer potential in leadership abilities and skills. The cadets are trained to have a sound understanding of traditional leadership values during the challenging, motivating "hands-on" training. The training develops well-disciplined, highly motivated, physically conditioned students, and helps improve the cadets' self-confidence, initiative, leadership potential, decision making, and collective team cohesion. The cadets receive training in fundamental military skills, Army values, ethics, Warrior ethos, basic rifle marksmanship, small arms tactics, weapons training, drill and ceremony, communications, combat water survival training, rappelling, land navigation, and squad-level operations field training.

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