Army National Guard Pvt. Jeremy R. Bailey has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).
Bailey is the son of Kim Forcier of Cave City. He is a 2003 graduate of Cave City High School.
During basic training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremonies, military customs and courtesies, map reading, tactics, basic rifle marksmanship, physical fitness, field training and first aid. The recruit developed combat skills and handled various weapons available to the infantry soldier.
During AIT, the soldier received instruction to serve as an infantryman using light and heavy anti-armor weapons, indirect-fire support and mechanized operations while assigned to a rifle or mortar squad. The training included weapons qualification, tactics, patrolling, navigation, field communications and combat operations, engagement in infantry combat exercises, battle drills, land mine locating, neutralizing and extracting, and survival operations during a nuclear, biological or chemical attack.