Army Spec. Andrea V. Gutierrez has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.
She is the daughter of Sharon Brink and Ivan Gutierrez, both of Oakdale.
Gutierrez graduated in 2005 from Oakdale High School, and received a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from the University of San Francisco.