Franklin graduates from Army basic training

Army Pvt. Davonne D. Franklin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. Franklin is the son of Takita Franklin and grandson of David Franklin, of Baton Rouge, and is a 2014 graduate of McKinley Senior High School.

Rucker graduates from Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Gavin C. Rucker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Rucker is the son of Jeneen and Gregory Rucker, of Indianapolis, and is a 2010 graduate of Southern University.

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