Private First Class Antonio Montez, 18, of Okanogan, graduated from Army National Guard Basic Training at Fort Jackson, S.C., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. In addition, he qualified and earned Expert Marksmanship.
He is scheduled to graduate from his Advanced Individual Training as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic on December 12, 2013.
Antonio is the son of Cory Farmer (Berg), Okanogan, grandson of Kerry Berg, Grand Coulee, and great-grandson of Patrick Holbert, Electric City. He is a 2013 graduate of Okanogan High School and Wenatchee Valley College.