In the Military: Bratcher enlists

In the Military: Bratcher enlists

PFC Jessie L. Bratcher of Prairie City, parents Jerry and Margie Baughman, enlisted into the Army April 30, 2002, as a 19K MI Tanker. He was sent to Ft. Knox, Ky., where he completed 16 weeks of Basic/AIT.

Bratcher will be mobilized with the 3-116 CAV (AR) in mid-June for 11B Infantry School in Fort Bliss, Texas, prior to a 12-month deployment in Iraq at the end of the year.

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