Cameron Park hometown hero: Derek Williamson


Army Pvt. Derek E. Williamson 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.

Williamson, a 2010 graduate of Rancho Cordova Adult Education, is the son of Vicki and stepson of Tim Healea of  Cameron Park.

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