PUBLISHED: 2:57 PM on Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Military news
Rick "Butch" W. Sheakley, U.S. Army, has graduated from basic military training. He was in the 2nd Battalion, 54th Infantry, Bravo Company at Fort Benning, Ga., "Home of the infantry." He received physical training, life training, rifle marksmanship, field training, special weapons training and various military tactics. He will receive his jump wrags from the 82nd Airborne on Dec. 13.

  Rick W. Sheakley
He is the son of Herb Sheakley, Sr. and his mother is Pamela. He has two brothers; Herb and Sam Sheakley.

He graduated from high school in 2007.

"We are very proud of him and congratulations," said the family. "Keep up the good work, son."