Hometown News: William Andrews
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.
He is the son of William and Rita Andrews of Daffodil Court, Millbrook.
His uncle and aunt, Paul and Rebecca Stanford, reside on Gulfview Drive, Panama City Beach, Fla.
The private is a 2006 graduate of Evangel Christian Academy, Montgomery.