The Army National Guard has announced the recent graduation and advanced training achievements of a local woman and 2008 graduate.
Pfc. Cecilia A. Loren has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), according to an announcement issued from the United States military's Hometown News Service.
Loren received basic training 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 advanced training, the soldier completed the Military Police (MP) 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.
The trainee also performed as a team member in support of battlefield operations, installation 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 preservation of law and order.
Loren is a 2008 graduate of Middletown High School, according to the Hometown News Service announcement.