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 Reserve Airman 1st Class Aric L. Walker is the son of Tarina Soile and Aric Walker of Tucson. He is the step-son of Olivia Solano and grandson of Taresa Walker of Tucson. He is a 2019 graduate of Cienega High School.
U.S. Air Force Airman Kenneth A. Dumars is the son of Jolene Dumars and Steven Gardner of Bisbee, Arizona. He is a 2017 graduate of Buena High School, Sierra Vista.
U.S. Air Force Airman Louis A. Vargas is the son of Erica and Luis Vargas of Tucson. He is a 2018 graduate of Moorpark High School, Moorpark, California.
U.S. Air Force Airman Sabrina O. Sturgeon is the daughter of Olivia E. and Robert D. Sturgeon of Benson. She is a 2019 graduate of Benson High School.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Raul Navarro is the son of Raul and Carmen Navarro of Tucson.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Manuel Alvarado is the son of Maria T. Zamora of Tucson. He is a 2018 graduate of Flowing Wells High School.
U.S. Air Force Airman Alejandro J. Duran is the son of Angelica and Marcel Duran and brother of Anthony and Lianna Duran of Tucson. He is a 2019 graduate of Alta Vista High School, Tucson.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jasmine N. Brower is a 2018 graduate of San Miguel High School, Tucson, Ariz. (No photo included).