CLEWISTON, FL. -- U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cristina Maldonado 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.
Maldonado is the daughter of Luis A. Maldonado III of Clewiston, Fla.
She graduated in 2009 from Clewiston High School, Clewiston, Fla., and earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.