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Winford graduates from basic training, receives GED

Winford graduates from basic training, receives GED

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Pvt. Jason Michael Winford, 23, has graduated from the Army National Guard GED and Basic Training Program at Fort Benning, Georgia.

During his 16 weeks of training, Pvt. Winford earned his GED, studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, received training in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, rifle marksmanship, military courtesy, military justice system, foot marches and field training exercises.

Winford is the son of Kristin Reynolds of Lakeport; grandson of Al and Judie Reynolds of Lakeport; brother of Jennifer and Kari Winford of Lakeport; and uncle of Kyle Young of Lakeport. His family is very proud of his accomplishments.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 26 March 2013 12:11 )


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