By: Wayne Allen
June 1, 2013
Army Pvt. Jacob D. Knox 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.
Knox is the son of Douglas Knox of Herms Hill Road, Wheelersburg, and Sandra Conn of Fairground Drive, Russellville.
He is a 2012 graduate of Eastern Brown High School, Winchester.