Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael A. Resendez, son of Claudia M. Wood of Edinburg, recently was promoted to his current rank while serving with 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Resendez was promoted based on sustained superior job performance and proficiency in his designated specialty.

Resendez is a 2010 graduate of Edinburg High School and joined the Marine Corps in September 2010.