Army Pvt. Jordan C. Miller recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, according to a Joint Hometown News Service release.

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.

Miller is the son of Jed Miller of Howell, New Jersey, and grandson of Robert Westrich, of Jefferson, Maine.

He is a 2014 graduate of Erskine Academy, of South China, Maine.

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