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Private Kaleb A. Waites graduated from basic military training at Fort Benning, Ga. He completed an intensive 14-week program that included training in military discipline, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
Waites will be stationed at Fort Riley, Kan. He is married to Kimberly Keck-Waites and is the son and stepson of Melissa and Sam Grant, Kokomo, and J.R. and Lisa Damewood, Lafayette. He is a 2012 graduate of Northwestern High School.