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Anderson completes basic training

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 10:23 a.m. CDT

Army Reserve Pvt. Drew M. Anderson 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.

Anderson is the son of Chad and Josephine Anderson of Sycamore and is a 2010 graduate of Sycamore High School.

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