During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Barrett is the son of Paul Barrett and Veronica Quintana, both of Martins Lane, Berkeley Heights.
He is a 2009 graduate of New Providence High School. He earned an associate degree in 2012 from Union County College.
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