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Painter finishes basic training

Published 12:34pm Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Army Pvt. Cory B. Painter has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, 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.

Painter is the son of Robert Painter of Tuscumbia and Terri Painter of Trinity. He is the brother of Kari Painter of Hartselle.

He is a 2006 graduate of West Morgan High School.

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