Military salute: Pfc. Warren L. Butts and Pvt. Jaderis M. Victrum
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April 18, 2014 01:26 AM | 821 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Army National Guard Pfc. Warren L. Butts, son of Eloy and Warren Butts III of Marietta, and Army National Guard Pvt. Jaderis M. Victrum, son of Amanda Victrum of Smyrna, have both graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training.

The first nine weeks of initial entry training, or basic combat 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.

During AIT, the soldier completed the seven-week cavalry scout course. The training included subjects and instructions to operate, maintain and fire M2/M3 Bradley fighting vehicles; call and adjust fire on enemy targets, recognize friendly and threat vehicles; conduct reconnaissance and security missions, perform foot patrols, conduct land navigation, locate and neutralize mines; and operate and maintain scout vehicles.

Butts is a 2013 graduate of Osborne High School in Marietta.

Victrum is a 2013 graduate of Campbell High School in Smyrna.

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