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Ramos graduates from special training

April 6, 2010
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Army Pvt. Sean P. Ramos has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Knox, Ky., which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

The first nine weeks of initial entry training, or basic combat training, Ramos 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.

During AIT, the soldier completed the seven-week cavalry scout course. The training included subjects and instructions to operate, maintain and fire

M2/M3 Bradley fighting vehicles; call and adjust fire on enemy targets, recognize friendly and threat vehicles; conduct reconnaissance and security

missions, perform foot patrols, conduct land navigation, locate and neutralize mines; and operate and maintain scout vehicles.

Ramos is the son of Sonia I. Planas of Stetson St., Lehigh Acres.

He graduated in 2009 from Poinciana High School, Kissimmee, Fla.



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