Army Pvt. Matthew R. Klepp has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.
Klepp is the son of Kristine Sloan of Wappingers Falls, and brother of Sarah Klepp of Hopewell Junction.
He is a 2012 graduate of Arlington High School, Lagrangeville.