Army National Guard Spec. Bryan J. Nappa graduated recently 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.
Nappa is the son of Arlene Nappa of Reynolds Avenue, and Michael Nappa of Oakhurst Avenue, both of Warwick. He is a 2002 graduate of Warwick Veterans High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from Northeastern University, Boston, Mass.