Army National Guard Pvt. Jonathan V. Spiegel has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Spiegel is a 2015 graduate of Gardner Edgerton High School.
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.
Spiegel is the son of Jennifer Zurawski of St. Charles, Mo., and step-son of Daryl Zurawski of Gardner, Kan.