Army Private Jesse La Tray has recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

Army Private Jesse La Tray has recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.


The intensive nine-week training included instruction in history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, basic combat skills, military weapons, basic first aid and field training exercises.


La Tray is a 2011 graduate of Newark High School.