In the service: Ledesma completes basic training

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Air Force Reserve Airman Brandon M. Ledesma 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.

Ledesma is the grandson of Richard Griffin of San Jose. He is a 2005 graduate of Roseville High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco.