Updated: July 1, 2013 6:17AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders are accomplishing in the military.
News includes Homewood, Country Club Hills, Dixmoor, Palos Heights, University Park, Bridgeview, Oak Lawn and Palos Hills.
Winfield graduates infantry training
Army Pvt. Brian Winfield graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Brian Winfield, of Homewood, and Gayl Payne, of Rantoul. Winfield is a 2007 graduate of Joliet Central High School.
Army National Guard Pvt. Austin M. Roundtree graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.
He is the son of Aredell Roundtree and stepson of Linda Roundtree, both of Country Club Hills; and son of Caroline Hood, of Dixmoor.
Roundtree is a 2011 graduate of Chicago Christian High School in Palos Heights.
Moore graduates combat training
Army Pvt. Anterell T. Moore graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
He is the son of Bruce Ikeard, of University Park, and a 2010 graduate of Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills.
Garcia graduates infantry training
Army Pfc. David Garcia graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Maria and Silvestre Garcia, of Bridgeview.
Garcia is a 2005 graduate of Oak Lawn Community High School and received an associate’s degree in 2009 from Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills.