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Published: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

Napolitano graduates from basic training

Army Spec. Jonathan P. Napolitano has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier 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 experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Napolitano is the son of Dawn and Kevin Napolitano of Somonauk. He is a 2005 graduate of Somonauk High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from Upper Iowa University, Fayette.

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