Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

October 6, 2012

Pvt. James completes basic infantry training

Mineral Wells Index

— Army Pvt. Zachary C. James 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.

James is the son of Tammy Leitgeb and Scott James, of Weatherford. He is a 2011 graduate of Millsap High School.