Army Pvt. Frank T. Pacholl has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
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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, 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.
Pacholl is the son of Gina Petracek of Cameron Park and nephew of Jon Pacholl of Navarre, Fla.
He is a 2006 graduate of Ponderosa High School in Shingle Springs.