FORT KNOX - Army Pvt. Raymond Tellez, a Downey resident, has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, Ky., which included basic combat training and advanced individual training.During the first nine weeks of initial entry training, Tellez received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values. Tellez also received advanced training in conducting tank unit defensive and offensive combat operations. He was trained to operate, service and maintain armor tracked and wheeled vehicles, load and fire tank weapon systems, perform ammunition handling and supply duties, and assist in target detection and identification. He is the son of Javier Tellez, of Downey.
********** Published: October 14, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 26