SIOUX FALLS — Kody Pickner of Springfield was sworn in as the newest member of the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Bravo Battery, 1-147th Field Artillery Battalion, during an enlistment ceremony at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Sioux Falls, Aug. 25.

Pickner is a senior at Bon Homme High School and enlisted under a program which provides reduced-cost health and life insurance and exceptional educational incentives.

Pickner will attend Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, followed by Advanced Individual Training, and will be assigned as a Multiple Launch Rocket System crewmember at the Yankton-based Bravo Battery when he returns.

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