Joshua J. Berry graduated from the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Daleville, Ala., and was appointed to the rank of warrant officer one.

Joshua J. Berry graduated from the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Daleville, Ala., and was appointed to the rank of warrant officer one.

He completed an intensive six-week course conducted in a demanding, rigorous, high-stressed and deadline-required environment. Berry received training in leadership skills, Army customs, doctrine, tradition and tactics, drill and ceremonies, professional ethics, physical fitness, time-stress-people management skills, decision making, delegation and personnel skills, and numerous other military academic subjects.

Participants gain experience in leadership to attain higher responsibility while maintaining professionalism and quality work performance and standards required of career warrant officers.

Berry, who has served in the military for less than a year, will serve as a rotary wing aviator. He is the son of Lisa A. Bugner and stepson of James M. Bugner, Fulton. He graduated from Fort Scott High School in 2002, and received an associate degree in 2009 from Kansas State University, Salina.