Army National Guard Pvt. Marlon A. Ferez has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.
He is the son of Marlon Ferez of Savanna Drive in Luling and Acevedo Delpha of W. Louisiana State Drive in Kenner.
The private is a 2007 graduate of Bonnabel High School, Kenner.