Torgerson completes military training

DOWNEY - Army Reserve Pvt. Bradley R. Torgerson has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leanord Wood in Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).During basic training, Torgerson received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army doctrine, history, principles and traditions. During AIT, he completed the military police specialist course to acquire skills to provide combat area support, conduct battlefield circulation control, area security, prisoner of war operations, civilian internee operations, and law and order operations. Torgerson performed as a team member in support of battlefield operations, installation of law and order operations, and security of Army resources and installations. Additional training included providing peacetime support to the military community through security of resources, crime prevention programs and preservations of law and order. Torgerson is the son of Laurie and Lance Torgerson, of Downey. He graduated from Warren High School in 2009.

********** Published: March 22, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 49