THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Army Reserve Pvt. Sheldon D. Svenson graduated from nine weeks of basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
The former ward of Allan Rosner of County Q, Pound, he is a 2009 graduate of Faith Christian School, Coleman.