Army Spec. Bryan P. Silverio has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and 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.
Silverio is the son of Lourdes Pace and stepson of Richard Pace, both of Cape Coral.
He is also the son of Mario Silverio of Brownsville, Texas.
He is a 2008 graduate of Mariner High School, Cape Coral. He received a bachelor's degree in 2012 from Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers.