Canton man graduates basic training
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 1:54 pm

CANTON -- Army National Guard Pvt. Aaron J. Curry has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

Curry is the son of Amy Plumadore of Old DeKalb Road, Canton. He is a 2008 graduate of Hugh C. Williams High School, Canton.

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.