EHS alum completes Army basic training

Army Pvt. Seth M. Roy has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army’s mission, history, tradition and core values, and physical fitness.

He also received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

Roy is the son of Jeff Roy and Debbie Schmidlen of Fox Ridge Lane, both of Elkins. He is a 2011 graduate of Elkins High School.