Army Spc. Thomas H. Hessey 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, 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.
Hessey is the son of Kevin A. Hessey of Fredricktown, Ohio, and Krista E. Fruth of Bucyrus, Ohio. He graduated in 2010 from Bucyrus High School, Bucyrus, Ohio, and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2015 from Heidelberg University, Tiffin, Ohio.Read More →