Private Hykeem D. Hampton graduated from basic training from Company C, second Battalion 10th infantry regiment at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on Dec. 18.
He is now doing his AIT at Fort Leonard.
Hampton attended South Aiken High School. He is the grandson of Constance Lewis–Pauling and the late Lewis Pauling.
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