Originally Published: March 23, 2013 10 p.m.
Mitchell Andert was promoted to lance corporal on March 1, 2013. He is assigned to the 2nd Battalion 2nd Marines Fox Company at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Mitchell graduated from the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif., on Sept. 14, 2012, where he earned a Sharpshooter Rifleman Badge for marksmanship and a National Defense Ribbon. He completed Infantry training on Dec. 11, 2012, at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Mitchell attended Chino Valley High School and graduated with the class of 2012.