Price graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Jacob R. Price has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.

Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Price is the son of Buddy Price of Elsberry.

He is a 2013 graduate of Elsberry High School.

Posted on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 8:23 am