Source: Valley Roadrunner

Bocanegra graduates from Army Boot Camp

October 31, 2013

Army Pvt. David M. Bocanegra 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.

Bocanegra is the son of Christie Bocanegra of Escondido.

He is a 2010 graduate of Mission Hills High School, San Marcos.