U.S. Army Pvt. Auberto Rodriguez Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.
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, and more.
Rodriguez is the son of Cathy Knox, of Winter Garden, and Auberto Rodriguez, of Orlando. He is a 2015 graduate of Sunshine Charter High School, Orlando.