Hometown News: Morrecus Foster
The course is designed to produce physically fit, competent, and confident infantry platoon leaders who are proficient in basic infantry skills. Lieutenants learn adaptive skills and to train and lead soldiers in infantry platoons to accomplish mission objectives in any environment.
Combat arms tactics covered in the course include tactical doctrine and operations, air assault operations, military operations on urban terrain, and field training exercises. Officers also learn artillery, engineer, and nuclear, biological, and chemical operations.
Foster, an infantry officer with eight years of military service, is assigned to Headquarters, 167th Infantry Regiment, Talladega.
He is the son of Dorothy Foster of Oakbrook Drive, Montgomery.
The lieutenant graduated in 2000 from Robert E. Lee High School, and received a degree in 2007 from South University, both of Montgomery.