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Army Spec. Bradley M. Wilson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in 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.

Wilson is the son of Danny Wilson and stepson of Gail Wilson, both of Woolie Road in Lincolnton. He is the grandson of Sandy Wilson of Kings Mountain.

He is a 2005 graduate of Lincolnton High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in 2011 from Southern Wesleyan University in Central, S.C.

Air Force Airman Michael G. Ortlieb graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Ortlieb is the son of Bridget Cobb of Killian Crossing Drive in Denver.

He is a 2012 graduate of North Lincoln High School.

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