U.S. Air Force Airman Valerie J. Cruz 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.
Cruz is the daughter of Adela Cruz of Agua Dulce, Texas, and granddaughter of Rosa and Rolando Cervantes of Agua Dulce, Texas, and cousin of Jose Marquez of Hebberonville, Texas.
She is a 2019 graduate of Agua Dulce Hugh School, Agua Dulce, Texas.