Matthey Finishes Army Basic Training

Army Pfc. Daniel Matthey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, Matthey studied the 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, the military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field-training exercises.

Matthey is the son of Mary Fitch of Paradise, Calif. He is an alumnus of Wellington High School, having graduated in 2000.