Army Pvt. Haley F. Brantley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. Brantley is the daughter of Tammy Brantley of Conway, niece of Tyra Britton of Georgetown and wife of Karim Gamble. She is a 2011 graduate of Carvers Bay High School, Hemingway.
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.