Hometown News: Ronald Rapp
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Rapp earned distinction as an honor graduate.
He is the son of Gail Tillery of David Ave., Coosada.
The private is a 2003 graduate of Stanhope Elmore High School, Millbrook.