Freeman Completed Basic Training

U.S. Army Pvt. Tammy R. Freeman has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, 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.

Freeman is the daughter of Justin R. Motte and the stepdaughter of Tammy S. Simien of Dequincy, Louisiana.

She is a 2013 graduate of Smithfield Selma High School in Smithfield.