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Filibeck completes basic training

Army National Guard Pfc. John V. Filibeck 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.
Filibeck is the son of John and Janet Filibeck, of Glen Ullin. He is a 2008 graduate of Glen Ullin High School and earned an associate degree in 2010 from North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton.