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Alyssa Hoppe graduates from basic combat training

Alyssa Hoppe graduates from basic combat training

Army National Guard Pvt. Alyssa M. Hoppe has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, Hoppe 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.

Hoppe is the daughter of Greg Hoppe of St. Paul, and Jennifer Hoppe of Hastings. She is a 2012 graduate of Como Park Senior High School in St. Paul.