FORT BENNING, Ga. – Pvt. Jakob A. Powers, formerly of Tell City, of B Company, Second Battalion, 19th infantry Regiment, completed Army basic training and infantry school in Fort Benning. He trained at the base from June 18 to Sept. 24 in Foxtrot Company. He will be based at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Power is a graduate of Daviess County High School and the son of Allan and Stephanie Powers of Utica, Ky., and the late Connie Wheatley. He has two brothers, Clint Duke and Austin Powers and two step-sisters, Taylor Kratzer and Kendall Powers.