Army National Guard Pvt. Evan W. Pettypiece has completed basic training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Pettypiece received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy and justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and use of weapons.
Pettypiece is a 2010 graduate of Victory Road Christian Academy in Cumberland. He is the son of Bill and Shirley Pettypiece of Benham.