Army Spec. Carlos Molina has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Molina 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.
Molina is the son of Tomas and Lupe Molina of Madera.
He is a 2002 graduate of Madera High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2010 from California State University, Fresno.