Pvt. Anthony R. Armijo graduated basic training from Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. on Sept. 9, and is currently at Fort Knox, Ky. doing his AIT.
During the 9 weeks, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, the use of various weapons and weapons defenses. Once his training is completed, he will be an M1A1 Tank System Maintainer.
Pvt. Armijo is the son of Roberta Silva, of Los Lunas, and Anthony Armijo, of Clovis. He is the grandson of Bobby and Georgia Silva and George and Mary Romero, the late Nick and Edith Silva as well as Johnny and Corina Armijo.