Army Pvt. Bryant C. Rushing 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.
Rushing is the son of Ronald and Michelle Rushing, and grandson of Sandra Rushing, all of Los Banos.
He is a 2008 graduate of Los Banos High School.