COLUMBUS, Ga. – Local residents have recently completed basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. During nine weeks, the soldiers received training in basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experience in using various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Recent basic infantry training graduates include:
Army Pvt. Mathew P. Harnett is the son of Cathy Harnett of Alpharetta and a 2008 graduate of Milton High School.
Army Pvt. Robert E. Geraghty is the son of Susan and Robert Geraghty of Roswell and a 2010 graduate of Roswell High School.