CRESTVIEW — Specialist Nathaniel Castonguay, a 2013 Baker School graduate, has completed military occupational specialty training as a nurse with the U.S. Army.

He attended the phase one nursing program at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio Texas and transferred to Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, for the final phase of the U.S. Army Practical Nurse Course, graduating March 1.

Castonguay received the Faculty Award, which gave him five promotion points. He will be stationed at Fort Bliss to serve as a nurse at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center.

He has received three promotions, with the fourth scheduled in October.

Castonguay joined the Army in October of 2014, attending basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Castonguay was raised in Baker and attended Troy University from 2013-2014.

His family members include his wife, Ashley, of Fort Bliss, and James and Gail Castonguay, his parents; Haliegh Castonguay, his sister; and Bud and Zelma Rowell, his grandparents, all of Baker.