TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Several southern Arizonans have recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas; completing 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua E. Rodriguez is the son of Yukimi and Santos Rodriguez of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a 2014 graduate of Cienega High School, Tucson, Ariz.
U.S. Air Force Airman Demetry A. Laurenceau is the daughter of Julia L. Burwell of Sahuarita. She is a 2012 graduate of Sahuarita High School.
U.S. Air Force Airman Hunter J. Albrandt is the son of Christopher H. and Dana M. Albrandt of Sahuarita, Ariz. He is a 2018 graduate of Newsome High School, Tampa Bay, Fla.
U.S. Air Force Airman Marina S. Rechcygl is the daughter of Victoria L. and Shane C. Rechcygl of Ogden, Utah. She is a 2011 graduate of Cienega High School, Vail, Ariz.
U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Abraham A. Soto Duran is the husband of Annais M. Soto of Green Valley, Ariz. He is a 2007 graduate of Desert View High School. He earned an associate degree in 2018 from Devry University, Phoenix.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Julio C. Duran Jr. earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is a 2018 graduate of Cienega High School, Tucson.
U.S. Air Force Airman Martin Laprada is the son of Claudio and Blanca O. Laprada and brother of Celina C. and Diana Laprada of Douglas. He is a 2017 graduate of Douglas High School.
U.S. Air Force Airman Sierra J. Glassburner is a 2015 graduate of Cienega High School, Tucson.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Anyssa M. Dagnino is the daughter of Baldemar and Sonia Dagnino of Tucson. She is a 2013 graduate of Sahuaro High School, Tucson and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2018 from New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Jonathan C. Valdez is the son of Rene G. Valdez and Stacy R. Valdez and brother of Alexa R. Valdez, all of Tucson. He is a 2018 graduate of Pueblo High School.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Aidan Cromer is the son of Aaron and Kim Cromer of Tucson. He is a 2018 graduate of Tucson High School.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Christian T. Wolfe is the son of Thomas Wolfe and Monica Ortiz, brother of Karina Gonzales and grandson of Elizabeth Aldrich, all of Tucson. He is a 2014 graduate of Tucson High Magnet School.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael Cazares Montano is the son of Miguel Cazares and Maria Montano of Tucson. He is a 2010 graduate of Sunnyside High School and has earned a bachelor’s degree in 2016 from University of Arizona.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matheau A. Hodap is the son of Marc Hodap and Patricia and Mike Sauber of Tucson. He is the grandson of Flloyd and Elise Willis of Tucson and is a 2013 graduate of Tanque Verde High School.
U.S. Air Force Airman Jose L. Fonseca Fuentes is the son of Cindy Fonseca Fuentes of Tucson. He is a 2016 graduate of Cholla High Magnet School.
U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Edwardo Flores is the husband of Berenise Flores of Tucson. He is a 2014 graduate of Amphitheater High School.
U.S. Air Force Airman Caiden A. Belcher is the son of Dwight E. Belcher and Stephanie L. Belcher of Fort Huchuca, Ariz. He is a 2018 graduate of Buena High School, Sierra Vista.
U.S. Air Force Airman Clorissa S. Seevers is a 2017 graduate of Cienega High School, Vail, Ariz.
U.S. Air Force Airman Samantha E. Mariscal is the daughter of Juan and Carmina Mariscal of Green Valley. She is a 2019 graduate of Walden Grove High School, Sahuarita.
U.S. Air Force Airman Christopher D. Lynch is the son of Shailina R. Maly of Sahuarita and Christopher D. Lynch of Vail and step-son of Melissa M. Lynch of Vail. He is a 2018 graduate of Pantano High School.