Army Pvt. Enrique Padilla 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, 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.
Padilla is the son of Leticia Padilla and step-son of Robert Alanis, both of Labelle, Fla.
He is a 2014 graduate of Labelle High School, Labelle, Fla.