Originally published June 12, 2018 at 02:33p.m.

Updated June 17, 2018 at 05:54a.m.

PVT2 Nicholas Foster has graduated Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. This soldier completed a highly intensive, 10-week program that included training and participation in field exercises, basic tactical and survival skills, marksmanship, rappelling and a Night Infiltration Course, as well as learning the basics of Army life, military customs and the Seven Core Army Values.

PVT2 Foster is currently finishing Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Lee, Virginia, as a Stryker Systems Maintainer and will receive voluntary, additional instruction in the recovery of vehicles and parts in the field.

Nicholas is the son of Dawn, brother of Corey and Michael, and grandson of Paul and Gail Micheletti.