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Military News Dec. 21

Posted: December 20, 2013 - 5:40pm

Army National Guard Pvt. Joshua K. Vines has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Vines is the son of Keith Vines of Greenbrier and Sheryl Zulpo of Cabot.

Army National Guard Pvt. Ryan Ivy has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Ivy is the son of Mary Carlat of Conway, and Shane Ivy of Mayflower.

He is a 2011 graduate of Conway High School.

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