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Pottsgrove Graduate Completes National Guard Training

Pottsgrove Graduate Completes National Guard TrainingPOTTSTOWN PA – Army National Guard Pvt. Nicholas A. Dement, a 2011 graduate of Pottsgrove High School, has completed U.S. Army basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus GA.

During nine weeks in Georgia, Dement 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 using weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

He is the son of Samantha Dement of Concord Drive, Pottstown.

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