Army Pfc. Tamara S. Peak has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Peak studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and 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.
Peak is the daughter of Sharon Waldon of Tydings Road, Havre de Grace, and cousin of Kwan Underwood of Hendersonville, N.C.
She is a 2005 graduate of Harford Technical High School and earned an associate degree in 2011 from Harford Community College.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun