April 17, 2012
Army National Guard Pfc. Nia Abbinanti has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
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.
Pfc. Abbinanti is the daughter of Tina Kreil of Carl Street.
She is a 2009 graduate of Keystone Oaks High School, Mount Lebanon. She earned an associate degree in 2010 from Kaplan Career Institute.