U.S. Air Force Airman Ryan M. Cupples 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.
Cupples is the son of Susan M. Cupples of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Robert E. Cupples of Houston, Texas.
He is a 2013 graduate of W.B. Ray High School, Corpus Christi, Texas.