Army Pvt. Patricia J. Kaylor 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.
Kaylor is the daughter of Cheryl Shurtleff of Thompson Road, and sister of Steven Woods of Tallman Street, both of Oswego.
She is also the daughter of Frederick Woods of Harwood Drive, Lacona.
She is a 2001 graduate of Hannibal Central School.