Army Pvt. Christopher S. Galvan, the son of Maria Valencia of Grandview, recently graduated from basic combat training at Ft. Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Galvan is a 2012 graduate of Grandview High School.
He completed nine weeks of training and instruction in basic combat skills, military weapons, rifle marksmanship, map reading, field tactics, basic first aid and foot marches.
Galvan also studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values among other practices that will help him in his career.