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King completes Army training


Army Pvt. Michael L. King has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training.

King is the son of Jeff and Tisha King of Cornelius, and a 2013 graduate of Banks High School.

The first nine weeks of initial entry training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

King completed the seven-week cavalry scout course.