Hometown Hero: Gregory Andersen
Army Pvt. Gregory W. Andersen has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.
Andersen is the son of George Andersen of El Dorado Hills, and grandson of Art Anderson of Jackson Hole, Wyo. He is a 2006 graduate of Butte High School, Mont.