Weatherford Democrat

April 7, 2013

Army Pvt. McGee completes basic training


Weatherford Democrat

— Army Pvt. Samantha A. McGee 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.

McGee is the daughter of David McGee Sr., of Azle. She is the granddaughter of Col. Edward McGee, of Ferndale Lane, Aledo, and Betty Cumming, of Warner Robbins, Ga.

She is a 2001 graduate of Azle High School.