Refugio High School grad completes basic combat training
Army National Guard Pfc. Brooke E. Brown has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Brown is the daughter of Boyd Ellison and Kathryn Ellison, both of Victoria. She is a 2006 graduate of Lake Travis High School in Austin.
Marine Corps Pvt. Eric J. Martinez-Gutierrez recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp LeJeune, N. C.
Martinez-Gutierrez is the grandson of Senorina Martinez-Gutierrez, of Refugio. He is a 2009 graduate of Refugio High School in Refugio and joined the Marine Corps in May.
Army Reserve Pvt. Iesha A. Barnes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Barnes is the daughter of Juliet Franklin, of Edna, and stepdaughter of William Franklin, of Victoria.
She is a 2011 graduate of Edna High School.