Military News - August 22, 2013
Thursday, August 22, 2013 11:00 AM
Army Private Jonathan McDowell completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. 193rd Infantry Brigade on Aug. 8, 2013, A Company 1st Battalion.
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 the son of Jeff and Rena Smith of Madison. He is the grandson of the late George E. and Judy R. Jones and John and Jean McDowell.