Moritz graduates from basic Army Pvt. Matthew K. Moritz has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, GA.
The soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history and traditions.
During infantry training, he developed basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experienced using various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
He is the son of Mary Moritz of Brownsdale, MN, and Douglas Moritz Vermillion. He is a 2000 graduate of Hayfield High School, MN.