Hometown News: Daniel McBrayer
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 $5,000 enlistment bonus.
McBrayer, a 2008 graduate of Choctawhatchee High School, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., will report to Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C., for basic training in December 2009.
He is the son of Catriona McBrayer of Highway Ave. N.E., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and William McBrayer of Wendy Meadow Lane, Prattville.