James Completes Basic Training

U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Condrel D. James 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.

James is the son of Annette M. Walton of Edenton, and the nephew of Billy Pendleton of Four Oaks.

He is a 2010 graduate of John A. Holmes High School, Edenton. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2015 from Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City.