Zach graduated Delta Company, 35th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Platoon; "Wolfpack". Delta Company transforms volunteers into Soldiers through Basic Combat Training & Advanced Individual Training. His training began January, 2nd 2013 and graduation took place at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri on April 19th, 2013.
Delta Company, 35th Engineer Battalion (OSUT) trains Engineers through 12B/C Advanced Individual Training and the B6 ASI Course to prepare them to positively contribute to their unit.
Zach learned the Army Values and Soldiers Code and received training in the following; physical training, first aid, how to recognize chemical biological, radiological and nuclear attacks, map reading, communications, modern army combat techniques, pugil training, rifle marksmanship, hand grenade identification, advanced weapons, confidence course, teamwork and night infiltration courses. Zach graduated as an Army Combat Engineer.