Military Honor for Aug. 4

August 4, 2011 

  • Army National Guard Pvt. Matthew Gornichec has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

  • The course is designed to train service members to maintain, prepare and load ammunition for firing; operate and perform operator maintenance on prime movers, self-propelled Howitzers and ammunition vehicles; store, maintain and distribute ammunition to using units as a member of battery or battalion ammunition section; perform crew maintenance and participate in organizational maintenance of weapons and related equipment; and establish and maintain radio and wire communications.

    Gornichec is the son of Susan Gornichec of Beaufort and a 2008 graduate of Beaufort High School.

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