Military: Army Pvt. Francisco J. Alonso
Army Pvt. Francisco J. Alonso has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies; Army history; core values and traditions; military courtesy; military justice; physical fitness; first-aid; rifle marksmanship; weapons use; map reading and land navigation; foot marches; armed and unarmed combat; and field maneuvers and tactics. He is the son of Jose Alonso of Lancaster, Calif., and nephew of Migel Alonso of Kingman. Alonso is a 2009 graduate of Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster.