Roseville’s Afable completes basic training

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Army Reserve Pvt. Renato M. Afable Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and 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.

Afable is the son of Helen Afable and nephew of Joni Afable, both of Roseville. He is a 2002 graduate of Woodcreek High School, Roseville.