Army Pvt. Jocelyne E. Castro has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Castro is the daughter of Manuel Castro and Maria Ordonez, of Lehigh Acres. She is a 2015 graduate of East Lee County High School.