Military briefs

  • Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:41 a.m.

Milette completes Army basic training

Army Pfc. Dalton J. Milette 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.

A 2012 graduate of East Rowan High School, Milette is the son of Jenny Sifford of Salisbury and the grandson of Ken Rinehart of Salisbury.

Busbin graduates

from Army basic

Army Pvt. Kayla A. Busbin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

A 2012 graduate of East Rowan High School, Busbin is the daughter of Phyllis Busbin of Rockwell and John Busbin of Salisbury.

Army’s 2nd Infantry slots reunion

Second (Indianhead) Division Association holding annual reunion Sept. 17-21 in Columbus, Ga. Anyone ever serving in Army’s 2nd Infantry Division welcome. For information, contact Bob Haynes at 224-225-1202 or .

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