Air Force Airman Travis Valdez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Valdez is the son of Sandra Corniel of New Rochelle, N.Y., and Trovin Valdez of Greenacres, Fla. He is a 2011 graduate of New Rochelle High School, N.Y.