Army Pvt. Christos A. Kavouras has graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Kavouras is the son of Kathleen Kavouras of Yankee Folly Road, New Paltz, and grandson of Lois Fanelli of Deerhaven Lane, Gardiner.
He is a 2012 graduate of New Paltz High School.