Army National Guard Spec. Corey A. Clements 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, 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.
He is the son of Gwen Addison of Valcour Lane in Destrehan, and grandson of Margie Addison of Edward Addison Lane in Tickfaw, La.
The specialist graduated in 1999 from the John Curtis Christian School in River Ridge and received a bachelor’s degree in 2003 from Louisiana State University.