2010-02-19 / Milestones

Diggs Graduates From Artillery Training

Army Private. Andre L. Diggs has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma.

The course is designed to train service members to maintain, prepare and load ammunition for firing; operate and perform operator maintenance on prime movers, self-propelled Howitzers, and ammunition vehicles; store, maintain, and distribute ammunition to using units as a member of battery or battalion ammunition section; perform crew maintenance and participate in organizational maintenance of weapons and related equipment; and establish and maintain radio and wire communications. His wife, Elsy, is the daughter of Marco Benitez of Arverne.

Diggs is a 1994 graduate of Far Rockaway High School.

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