Army National Guard Spec. Sybil M. Jones graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla., as an honor graduate and received a letter of commendation.
Jones is the daughter of Diane Miesner of Shelbyville. She is married to Mark Jones, the son of Walter Jones of Lowville, N.Y.
She is a 1995 graduate of Carthage High School in New York. She earned an associate degree in 2006 from Jefferson Community College, Watertown, N.Y., and a bachelor's degree in 2012 from the State University of New York, Plattsburgh.