Private Paul Jaramillo, Jr. with his parents Pat and Paul Sr. Jaramillo. Courtesy photo
Private Paul Jaramillo, Jr. poses with his father, Paul Jaramillo, Sr. following his Dec. 5 graduation ceremony. Courtesy photo
U.S. Army Private Paul Jaramillo, Jr. sets out for Sheppard Air Force Base on his first assignment. Courtesy photo
Paul Jaramillo, Jr graduated Dec. 5 from U.S. Army Basic Combat Training with the 3rd Battallion, 34th Infantry Regiment at Hilton Field, Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
The 10-week training consisted of tough, realistic training intended to build soldiers who are disciplined, physically and mentally tough, and proficient at essential soldier tasks, including marksmanship, hand grenade deployment, individual and buddy team movement techniques, medical and communication skills, and chemical biological and nuclear survival.
Jaramillo will be temporarily stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas.
He is the son of Paul Sr. and Pat Jaramillo of White Rock.