U.S. Air Force Airman Ethan Sanchez 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Sanchez is the son of Javier and Yvonne Sanchez of Tehachapi.
He is a 2018 graduate of Tehachapi High School.
Editor's note: This story has been corrected with the names and hometown of Sanchez's parents.