The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 11, 2013

Yoder graduates basic combat training


The Daily Item

— Army Reserve Pfc. Makayla M. Yoder 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.

Yoder is the daughter of Trudy and Myron Yoder, of Middleburg.

She is a 2012 graduate of Midd-West High School.