Former Middletown student graduates from basic training -- Gazette.Net


Pfc. Lukas S. Makowski of the Army National Guard has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

He is the son of Kristi Stevenson of Myersville and David Makowski of Laurel, and a 2010 graduate of Middletown High School.

The nine-week infantry training included instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, core values and traditions.

Soldiers also received training in basic combat skills, battlefield operations and tactics and the use of various weapons and weapons defenses.