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Baker graduates basic training

Published 7:28am Monday, April 29, 2013

Army Pvt. Randall T. Baker 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.

Baker is the son of Randy Baker of Nashville, Tenn., and the grandson of Betty Perkins of McKenzie, Ala.

He is a 2012 graduate of McKenzie School.

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