The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

The Valley

March 20, 2013

Ruch graduates basic combat training

Army Reserve Pvt. Jared D. Ruch has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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

Ruch is the son of Pamela Glazik, of Sunbury, and Daniel Billig, of Coal Township.

He is a 2012 graduate of Shamokin Middle/High School.

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