Army Pvt. Robert L. Banks has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, in Columbus, Ga.
Banks received nine weeks of training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy and justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, core value and traditions.
Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing the use weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Banks is the son of Wendy Mcleod and stepson of Anthony Mcleod, of Frederick, and a 2009 graduate of Tuscarora High School.