Name: Pvt. Brett Behrendt
Accomplishment: Behrendt graduated from the basic training infantry course Dec. 16. After a two-week leave, Behrendt resumed advanced infantry training at Fort Hood, Texas.
Family: Dennis Shumaker and Cindy Linsmeier, grandparents; Katie Behrendt, sister; Bentley Mayou, nephew; and girlfriend Kaylee.
High school: Menominee High School graduate, 2015
Military base: Fort Benning, Ga.