U.S. Army Pvt. Jovany Diaz finishes basic training
U.S. Army Pvt. Jovany Diaz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.
During the nine weeks of training, Diaz 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.
Diaz is the son of Jovana De La Rosa, of Ocoee, and brother of Nelinton Rosario, of Jamaica, New York.