Army Pvt. Connor W. Fleak graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, Connor received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Fleak is a 2011 graduate of Lodi High School. He is the son of Adalia Salazar and Jeff Fleak, both of Lodi.