Army Pfc. Alexander E. Makinano has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During nine weeks of training, the Makinano studied the Army mission, history, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, military justice system, basic first aid, and field training exercises.
Makinano is the son of Michael Makinano of Brentwood and Lisa Guerrero of Waipahu, Hawaii.
Makinano is a 2010 graduate of Kapolei High School, Hawaii.