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Military News 1-4-08

Army Reserve Spec. Philip A. Gomez has graduated from the Ammunition Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala.

The course is designed to train soldiers to assist in receipt, storage, issue, maintenance, modification, destruction, and demilitarization of conventional ammunition, munitions and explosive components according to technical and safety directives; perform ammunition supply stock control and accounting duties using automated and manual procedures, and operated material handling equipment to maneuver ammunition.

Gomez is the son of Jose E. and Gay D. Gomez of Jersey Walnut Grove Road, Covington.