HOMETOWN NEWS: ARMY RESERVE PRIVATE ANDERSON F. TA’ALA
Army Reserve Pvt. Anderson F. Taala 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.
Taala is the son of Anderson Taala Sr. and grandson of Vaiola Taala, both of American Samoa.
He is a 2011 graduate of Samoana High School.