Army Pfc. Andrew M. Scholes 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.
Scholes is the son of Denise Trapp of Ashby Drive, and grandson of Cliff Trapp of Oswego River Road, both of Phoenix.
He is a graduate of John C. Birdlebough High School, Phoenix.