U.S. Army Pvt. Hector L. Irizarry III has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.
During 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, first aid, foot marches, and more.
Irizarry is the son of Elizabeth Lopez and Alexander Lopez Torres, of Lehigh Acres.
He is a 2015 graduate of Lehigh Senior High School.