Special to the Reporter
U.S. Army Pvt. Tyler D. Evatt has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
He is the son of Mark Evatt of Glen Rose and is a 2008 graduate of Glen Rose High School.
During the nine weeks of training, Evatt 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.