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Army Spec. Danielle C. Heston graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.. She is the daughter of Stephen and Sheryl Heston of Newberg.

She is a 2007 graduate of West Linn High School, and she earned a bachelor's degree in 2011 from Oregon State University.

During the nine weeks of training, Heston 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.



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