Anthony D. Escudero completed basic Marine Corps boot camp training at Camp Pendleton San Diego following a graduation ceremony on Nov. 21.

Escudero will return to Camp Pendleton following a brief home leave, returning in mid-December.

Escudero is the son of Mary E. Martinez and the grandson of Raymond and Regina Martinez. Escudero is a 2016 Vintage High School graduate, where he was on the honor roll, played varsity football and wrestled. Before enlisting, Escudero attended Napa Valley College and earned his first degree black belt in taekwondo.