Army National Guard Pfc. Aaron M. Laabs has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.
Laabs is the son of Randy and Marguerite Laabs of Lakeside Farm Road, South Haven. He is a 2012 graduate of Kimball Area High School.