Army Pvt. Michael P. Flores 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.
He is the son of Gloria Flores of N. Sugar Road, Edinburg, Texas.
Flores graduated in 2009 from Edinburg High School.