PUBLISHED: 2:08 PM on Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Training complete for Dalton
Army National Guard Pvt. William D. Dalton has graduated from the Light-Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Advanced Individual Training course at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Md.

The course is designed to train soldiers to perform unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline and diesel fueled light-wheeled vehicles, including prime movers designated as five-ton or less and their associated trailers, and associated items. Soldiers were trained to perform maintenance and recovery operations on track and heavy-wheeled vehicles, and on material handling equipment; maintain power assisted brake systems, vehicle suspension systems, wheel/hub assemblies, mechanical steering systems, hydraulic power steering systems, and crane/hoist/winch assemblies.

Dalton is the son of George and Hattie E. Dalton of Hoonah, and is a 2004 graduate of Hoonah Junior-Senior High School.