Salutes & Awards

March 4, 2016
 

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U.S. Air Force Amn. Dominic S. Diaz 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.

Diaz is the son of Steve and Ericka Diaz of Quartz Hill, Calif.

He is a 2015 graduate of Desert Christian High School, Lancaster, Calif.
 
U.S. Air Force Amn. Jay L. Partido 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.

Partido is a 2014 graduate of Highland High School, Palmdale, Calif.
 
U.S. Air Force A1C Destiny N. Neal 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.

Neal is the daughter of Crystal Neal of Lancaster, Calif. She is also the sister of Myunique Ferguson, La’ Tisha Cator, Deon Outten, Precious Bogard, and Prince Bryant.

The airman graduated in 2014 from Soar High School, Lancaster, Calif.

 
U.S. Army Pfc. Gerardo Raya has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Raya is the son of Estela and Gabriel Raya of Littlerock, Calif. He is also the brother of Elizabeth Raya.

The officer graduated in 2007 from Littlerock High School, Littlerock, Calif.




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