Briggs
Briggs
Name: Private Leonard James Briggs Jr.
Accomplishment: Graduated from U.S. Army basic combat training April 13. The soldier completed 10 weeks of intensive training as one of the Charlie Company recruits, 3-39th infantry, 165th brigade in 1st Platoon Spartans. Pvt. Briggs accomplished/achieved the following: Army platoon leader; sharpshooter badge in marksmanship training; and expert grenade qualification badge. Pvt. Briggs reported directly to Fort Lee, Virginia, for 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training/Military Occupation Specialty School and was recently accepted into Airborne Training School after achieving a perfect score of 300 in his physical training testing.
Family: Son of Renee Briggs and Darren Laine, Manitowoc, Wisconsin; and grandson of Jeannine and Ronald Kakuk, Menominee
Military base: Fort Jackson, South Carolina