The Washington Times-Herald

January 4, 2014

Norton finishes basic training

The Washington Times-Herald

---- — Army National Guard Pfc. Reed T. Norton 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.

Norton is the son of Jim and Tabitha Norton of Washington.