Serving Our Country

Published 10:39 am Thursday, August 13, 2015

Army Guard Pfc. Amber S. Cothery

Army Guard Pfc. Amber S. Cothery 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.

Cothery is the granddaughter of James White of Sulphur, La.

She earned an associate degree in 2012 from Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas.