Special to The Leader
The Orange Leader
Army Spec. Mardrick Johnson
Army Spec. Mardrick Johnson 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.
Johnson is the son of Alziner Harris of Orange.
He is a 2004 graduate of West Orange Stark High School. He received a bachelor's degree in 2010 from Texas A&M University.