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Army Pvt. Leroy VanAntwerp 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.

VanAntwerp is the son of Laura-Lee Booth and Kent Booth of Mansfield.

He is a 2011 graduate of Mansfield High School.

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