Army Pvt. Anthony R. Armijo graduated from the H-8 Tracked Vehicle Recovery Specialist Course at Fort Knox, Ky.
The course is designed to train students in the skills and knowledge needed to perform recovery operations using the M88A1/A2 tracked recovery vehicle. The course includes field and classroom training in the proper use of tools, equipment, technical data, and applicable references needed to determine recovery methods, locate recovery sites, operate tactical communications equipment, and maintain recovery vehicle armament systems.
Students drive, maintain, and perform preventive maintenance on recovery vehicles; receive operating instructions in recovery vehicle component equipment, auxiliary power units, and use of proper recovery safety procedures when rigging, recovering and towing tracked vehicles.
Armijo is the son of Roberta G. Medina of Avenida Jardin, Los Lunas, and grandson of Corina Armijo of Socorro.
The private is a 2010 graduate of Valencia High School, Los Lunas.