Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Army Pvt. Quandaisha S. Gadsden has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.
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.
Gadsden is the daughter of Tinlanda Gadsden of Goose Creek, and granddaughter of Elizabeth Gadsden of North Charleston.
She is a 2011 graduate of Stall High School, and earned an associate degree in 2012 from Virginia College.