Army Pvt. Michael T. Cahow has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.
Cahow is the son of Robin A. Herndon of Tama, and Trent D. Cahow of Belle Plaine. He is a 2014 graduate of South Tama High School.
During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.