Reid graduates from unit training

Published 7:30 pm Saturday, September 13, 2014

Army Private Second Class Nicholas C. Reid graduated from Infantry One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Ga., on Sept. 5.

The soldier completed an intensive, 14-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Army core values, physical fitness, and infantry basic warfare principles and skills.

Reid is a sophomore at Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of VCU’s Army ROTC detachment and the Virginia Army National Guard. He is eligible to contract in the Simultaneous Membership Program, where he is seeking a commission as an Army officer in the class of 2017.


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Reid is the son of Col. and Mrs. Jenks Reid, U.S. Army (Ret.), of North Suffolk. He is a 2013 graduate of Nansemond Suffolk Academy.