Austin graduates from basic training


Army National Guard Pfc. Galeana M. Austin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C., after nine weeks.

Austin’s studies included the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness. She also received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training among other training.

Austin is the daughter of Janette Burnett and John Burnett Sr. of Pine Bluff. She is a 2011 graduate of Pine Bluff High School.