Army National Guard Pvt. Jaleesa Tuttobene has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Tuttobene studied the Army core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training.
Tuttobene is the daughter of Christina Fogarty of Manchester and niece of Maryann Tuttobene of Francestown. She is a 2010 graduate of Manchester Central High School.