The Ottumwa Courier

December 25, 2013

Donohue graduates from basic training


Ottumwa Courier

---- — BLAKESBURG — Army National Guard Pvt. Steven Donohue 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.

Donohue is the son of Ron Donohue of Blakesburg.

He is a 2013 graduate of Eddyville-Blakesburg High School.