Local resident finishes training

LAKEWOOD - Army Pfc. Ramiro Medellin completed the Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Still in Lawton, Okla.As members of the Army's field artillery team, the course is designed to train soldiers as specialists to operate the advanced field artillery tactical data systems for both cannon and multiple launch rocket systems. Specialists play a critical role in the safe, accurate and lethal delivery of the field artillery's various fire support systems used to support infantry and tank units in combat. Medellin is the son of Ramiro Medellin and Rosa Ann Torres, of Lynwood. He graduated from Buena Vista High School in Lakewood in 2010.

********** Published: December 8, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 34