Published Sunday, November 04, 2012

Military notes: Veal graduates from basic infantry training

From Staff Reports

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Army Pvt. Steven M. Veal 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.

Veal is the son of Steve Veal of Senoia.

He is a 2011 graduate of East Coweta High School.

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