Royal completes Basic
Army Spc. Shemina L. Royal has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Royal is a graduate of Garner Magnet High School and East Carolina University. He is the son of George and Michelle Royal of Raleigh.
During the nine weeks of training, Royal 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.