Flowers graduates from basic training
U.S. Army Pvt. Jonathan M. Flowers 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.
Flowers is the son of Maria Rodriguez and David Ramos, both of San Antonio.
He is a 2012 graduate of Highlands High School in San Antonio.