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Johnson graduates from basic infantry training

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 12:11 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 12:16 p.m. CDT

Army National Guard Pvt. Alan P. Johnson 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.

Johnson is the son of Rachael and Kendall Johnson of Rhodes. He is a 2012 graduate of Baxter High School.

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