Fairfield Ledger

Neighbors Growing Together | Nov 25, 2015


Mar 05, 2013


Army Pvt. Cullin R. Gates 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.

Gates is the son of Duane Gates of Douds.

He is a 2012 graduate of Van Buren High School in Keosaqua.


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