Hometown hero: Leslie Anderson
Army National Guard Pvt. Leslie C. Anderson has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.
Anderson, a 2011 graduate of Ponderosa High School, is the son of Pam Anderson of Cameron Park.