LaRock Graduates Basic Training

Army Pvt. Lawrence T. LaRock 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.

LaRock is the son of Lawrence LaRock Jr. of Sperry Mill Road, Cleveland, and Rebecca Tanner of Alice Drive, Parish.

He is a 2010 graduate of Paul V. Moore High School, Central Square.