LeMire graduates basic combat training

Army Pfc. Brent J. LeMire 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.

LeMire is the son of Susan LeMire of Nelson Avenue, Fort Dodge, and stepson of Cathrine LeMire of John Street, Central Square.

He is a 2005 graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High School.

He earned an associate degree in 2008 from Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge.