Sorensen graduates basic combat training

Army National Guard Pfc. Brian T. Sorensen has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Sorensen is the son of Tammy Sorensen-Fowers of Roy, Utah.

He is also the son of Tommas Sorensen and stepson of Lesli Sorensen, both of 469 County Route 13, Lacona, NY.

He is a 2007 graduate of Roy High School, Utah.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.