Army National Guard Pvt. Drew Snellings has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. The course of instruction included basic combat training and advanced individual training.
The basic trainee received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history and traditions.
During advanced individual training, the soldier completed the Combat Engineer Course to perform basic combat construction and rigging operations; operate light and heavy engineer wheeled and armor tracked vehicles while participating in combat mobility, countermobility, and survivability operations; assist in assembly and maintenance of military standard float and fixed bridges; prepare, install, and prime firing systems for demolition and explosives; and arm, disarm, and install anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, locate mines by visual means or with mine detector.
Snellings is the son of Mark Snellings and Dorian Engelhard, both of Minot. He is a 2009 graduate of Minot High School.