BELLE GLADE, FL. -- Air Force Airman Archey Forteza has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force. He is the son of Adelaida Bequer of N.E. 24th St., Belle Glade, Fla. Forteza is a 2005 graduate of Glades Central High School, Belle Glade.