Hometown News: Jacob Davis
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.
He is the son of James Davis of Countryside Lane, Montgomery, Ala., and Dana Bellemarz of Hunters Mountain Parkway, Troy.
The private is a 2008 graduate of the Alabama National Guard Youth Challenge Program, Anniston.