Army Spec. Zach J. Johnson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

* Army Spec. Zach J. Johnson 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.

Johnson is the son of Derald Johnson of Dublin and Julia Dorcey of Jacksonville, Fla. He is a 2005 graduate of Dublin Coffman High School and a 2009 graduate of Ohio University.