April Heilmann

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Army Reserve Pvt. April L. Heilmann 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.

She is the daughter of Rhonda and Michael Heilmann of Albert Lea and a 2006 graduate of Albert Lea High School.

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