Powell graduates basic training

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Army Pvt. Joel R. Powell, a 2008 graduate of Victory High School in Rocklin, 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. Powell is the son of Gary and Carla Powell of Rocklin.