Cumberland graduates from basic infantry training in Georgia
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 12:00 AM
Army Pfc. Marshall T. Cumberland has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.
Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Cumberland is the son of Marshall and Terry Cumberland.
He is the grandson of Marry Cumberland, also of Philadelphia.
He is a 2013 graduate of Neoshoba Central High School, Philadelphia.