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Army Pvt. Matt W. Brew has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus.
Brew is the son of Marty and Kathy Brew of South Bluff Court, Gainesville. He is a 2010 graduate of Lanier Career Academy.
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.