Army Spec. William H. White III 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.
White is the son of Kathryn White of East Main Street, Washingtonville.
White is a 2003 graduate of Washingtonville High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from SUNY Cortland.