Army National Guard Spec. Ryan A. Kordys has graduated 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.
Kordys is the son of Robert Kordys of S. Tyler Court in Chandler, and brother of Rob Kordys of Ahwatukee. He is a 2009 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School. He earned an associate’s degree in 2012 from Chandler-Gilbert Community College.