As Pvt. Brian Poole was home visiting family and friends he was able to have his great-grandfather Ed White, of Rifle, present him with the infantry braid that Poole earned at completion of his Army Basic Training and AIT in Fort Benning, Ga.
White completed his Basic Training in Fort Benning 67 years prior to his great-grandson.
Poole is the son of Dianne and Craig Borgard, of Craig, and grandson of Bill and Linda Sloan, of Maybell. Poole is stationed at the Army Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.