Gideon graduates from infantry training
U.S. Army Pvt. Andrew Gideon has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in 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.
Gideon is the son of Kenny Pierce of San Antonio.
He is a 2012 graduate of Ronald Reagan High School in San Antonio.