Place completes basic training

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PLACE. Cadet Harrison Joseph Place, son of Col. and Mrs. Ronald Place of Fort Stewart, Ga., recently completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.

Place entered West Point on June 27 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT.

Place began classes Aug. 15. The West Point curriculum offers 45 majors balancing physical sciences and engineering with humanities and social sciences leading to a Bachelor of Science degree.

Place graduated from Fort Knox High School, where he was an honor student and captain of the cross country and swimming teams, as well as a swimmer for the Elizabethtown Dolphins swim team. He plans to graduate from West Point in 2015 and be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.