Fletcher graduates recently from Army basic combat training

Scott Fletcher.
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Army Private E-2 Class Scott T. Fletcher, of Huntington, recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

During the nine weeks of training, Fletcher studied army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and 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.

After basic combat training, PV2 Fletcher was sent to the army medical department school at Fort Sam, in Houston, TX, for 16 weeks to become a health care specialist (combat medic). He is now a national registered emergency medical technician.

Fletcher now resides at Fort Hood, TX, with his wife and their son.