Ed brief: Blooming Prairie resident completes basic trainingPublished 4:49am Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Army National Guard Pvt. Dylan Kubista, of Blooming Prairie, 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 and physical fitness. He 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.
Kubista is the son of Andrew and Susan Kubista.