Army Pvt. Emily D. Washington 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.
Washington is the daughter of Kimberly Smith of Pine Street, Clinton, and Jerome Smith of Holiday Lane, Newton Grove.
She is a 2011 graduate of Clinton High School.