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Beverly Mwangi has graduated from basic combat training

Army National Guard Pfc. Beverly W. Mwangi has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, Mwangi 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.   

Mwangi is the daughter of Joyce Mwangi of Hastings.

She is a 2010 graduate of Hastings High School and has earned an associate degree in 2012 from Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights.