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Local soldier enlists in California Army National Guard 

–Templeton resident Austyn Castro enlisted in the California Army National Guard on Dec. 14.

Castro will be serving as a 15E. which is an unmanned aircraft systems repairer. This military occupational skill (MOS) is vital to reconnaissance and has played a major role in supporting Cal Fire during fire season.

Castro previously served six years of active duty in the US Army and will retain his rank of sergeant. He currently works at Pellenc America in Paso Robles and is a mechanic by trade. He is married to his supportive wife Megan and they have two children who are happy to see their dad continue his patriotism and civil support, says recruiter Staff Sergeant Leo Castillo.

Anyone interested in more information about joining the California Army National Guard may contact Staff Sergeant Castillo at (805) 538-8311, or follow him on Instagram.

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