U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Richard F. Santora 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.
Santora is the brother of Michael F. Santora of Marlboro, brother of Nicole A. Santora of Manalapan, and nephew of Patricia L. Santora of Middletown.
He is a 2009 graduate of Marlboro High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2013 from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison.