James Darron Bennett Jr., a 2015 graduate of Patrick County High School in Stuart, Virginia, has completed U. S. Army Basic Training and AIT as Horizonal Construction Engineer at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Bennett recently graduated from Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia, having completed five successful jumps, receiving his Airborne wings. He is now stationed at Fort Bragg as an Airborne Combat Engineer.
He is the son of James Darron and Christy Hill Bennett of Ararat, Virginia. His grandparents are the late Bill Bennett; Tommy and Gail Hicks of Mount Airy; the late Garry Lee Hill, and Mary Dellenback Hill of Ararat, Virginia.