Pvt. Christian Guzman, 32, of Lehigh Acres, returns this week to an Army post in Georgia, where he will train for the Special Forces.
He joined the Army in October 2011 and graduated from basic training in January at the U.S. Army Training Center in South Carolina. He was assigned to training in Georgia, then Fort Lee, Va.
He graduated from training as a parachute specialist on June 15 and was given a military leave to spend two weeks home with his family in Lehigh. He returns to military service today to start his training.
He is the son of Leonarda Guzman of Lehigh. He graduated from North Miami Senior High School in June 1998 with honors.
He received numerous medals and certificates of achievement before joining the military.