BELLE GLADE, FL. -- Army Reserve Pvt. Barnat J. Faustin 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.
He is the son of Christina Faustin of S.W. Ninth St., Belle Glade, Fla., and brother of Walson Faustin of Botany Court, Orlando, Fla.
The private is a 2005 graduate of Glades Central Community High School, Belle Glade.