Army Pvt. Eric V. Hanusewicz has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training.
In the first nine weeks of initial entry training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values. During AIT, the soldier completed the seven-week cavalry scout course, including how to operate, maintain and fire M2/M3 Bradley fighting vehicles; call and adjust fire on enemy targets, recognize friendly and threat vehicles; conduct reconnaissance and security missions, perform foot patrols, conduct land navigation, locate and neutralize mines; and operate and maintain scout vehicles.
Hanusewicz is the son of Vincent Hanusewicz, of Egg Harbor City, and Sandra Simpson, of Absecon. He is a 2013 graduate of Cedar Creek High School.