Army Pvt. Tyler A. Cook 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.
Cook is the son of Tim Cook of Ceres and Kathy Cook of Turlock.
He is a 2012 graduate of Turlock High School.