Thursday, October 24, 2013
Powell graduates from basic training
Army Pvt. Montez J. Powell 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.
Powell is the son of Liz Powell and stepson of Ray Smith, both of Donovan Court, Summerville. He is also the son of Julis Brown of Old Pond Road, Johns Island.
He is a 2012 graduate of Cane Bay High School, Summerville.