Military briefs

Military briefs

2013-12-23T00:00:00Z Military briefs nwitimes.com

Army 2nd Lt. Micah P. Stavios has graduated from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

The course is designed to produce physically fit, competent, and confident infantry platoon leaders who are proficient in basic infantry skills. Lieutenants learn adaptive skills and to train and lead soldiers in infantry platoons to accomplish mission objectives in any environment.

Combat arms tactics covered in the course include tactical doctrine and operations, air assault operations, military operations on urban terrain, and field training exercises. Officers also learn artillery, engineer, and nuclear, biological, and chemical operations.

Stavios is the son of Jackie Lane, of Chicago.

He is a Chicago Vocational Career Academy, Chicago. He earned an associate degree in 2009 from Wentworth Military Academy, Lexington, Md., and a bachelor's degree in 2011 from the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Md.

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