Local Airman Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Luis F. Martinez 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.     

Martinez is the son of Hermelinda Farias of Yakima.     

He is a 2004 graduate of Kennewick High School. He earned an associate degree in 2012 from Columbia Basin College, Pasco.