Stepnay graduates from training
U.S. Army National Guard Pfc. Ardra N. Stepnay has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in 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.
Stepnay is the daughter of Michell Lytle of San Antonio.
She is a 2006 graduate of Canton McKinney High School in Ohio.