Army Reserve Pvt. Tyler C. Walsh has graduated from basic infantry 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.
Walsh is the son of John Walsh of Nipomo and Julie Walsh of Shell Beach. He is the stepson of Robin Riley of Nipomo.
He is a 2013 graduate of Arroyo Grande High School.