Army Pvt. Nicholas S. Dickason has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.
He is the son of Steven Dickason of S. U.S. Highway 129, Bell.
Dickason graduated in 2001 from Bell High School.