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Cortez completes Air Force basic training in Texas

Air Force Airman Xavier Q. Cortez 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.?

Cortez is the son of Dana and Tammy Cortez of Decatur.He is a 2012 graduate of Austin High School.