Hometown News: Donald Dotson
The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty prior to being assigned to their first permanent duty station.
The recruit qualifies for a $8,000 enlistment bonus.
Dotson, a 2005 graduate of Lanier Senior High School, Montgomery, will report to Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., for basic training in August 2009.
He is the son of Donald and Vaughenia Dotson of Cross Creek Drive, Montgomery.