Turner completes basic training at Fort Benning

Published 12:03 am Sunday, June 2, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Army National Guard Pvt. Scott Turner 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.

Turner is the son of Krystal Turner and grandson of Patricia Lyles, both of Natchez. He is a 2012 graduate of Natchez High School.

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