Army Pvt. Nicholas C. Koze has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Koze 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.
Koze is the son of Shellie Koze of Ligonier and Reynold Koze of Albion. He is a 2010 graduate of West Noble High School, Ligonier.