June 16, 2013 at 1:16 a.m.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Jonanthony Casares was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Casares received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle.
Casares is a 2012 graduate of Gonzales High School. He is the son of Jennifer A. and Fernando F. Casares, of Gonzales.