PUBLISHED: 5:00 PM on Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Shilts graduates training course
Army National Guard Pvt. William G. Shilts has graduated from the Light-Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

The course is designed to train soldiers to perform maintenance, troubleshoot, and repair wheeled vehicles and related mechanical components, which include internal combustion engines and power trains, spark- and compression-ignition engines, wheel-hub assemblies, hydraulic-power brakes, suspension and steering systems, and learned to operate a wheeled vehicle crane, hoist, and winch assembly.

Shilts is the son of James A. and Mary M. Shilts of Wrangell.