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Kenmore resident graduates from infantry course

Army second Lt. Ian D. Schultz has graduated from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

The course is designed to produce physically fit, competent, and confident infantry platoon leaders who are proficient in basic infantry skills.  Lieutenants learn adaptive skills and to train and lead soldiers in infantry platoons to accomplish mission objectives in any environment.

Combat arms tactics covered in the course include tactical doctrine and operations, air assault operations, military operations on urban terrain, and field training exercises.  Officers also learn artillery, engineer, and nuclear, biological and chemical operations.

Schultz is the son of Lael and Zackary Schultz of Kenmore.

He is a 2009 graduate of Inglemoor High School, Kenmore. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from the University of Washington.

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