In the Service, November 2017
Airman Rhion N. Garrett
U.S. Air Force Airman Rhion N. Garrett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Garrett is the daughter of Patricia G. and Timothy M. Garrett, and sister of Sydney B. Garrett, and Cole M. Garrett, all of Farmington. She is a 2017 graduate of Farmington’s Piedra Vista High School.
Airman Xavier A. Archuleta
U.S. Air Force Airman Xavier A. Archuleta graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Archuleta is the son of Erin and Marc Gockel of Farmington. He is a 2017 graduate of Piedra Vista High School in Farmington.
Airman Aidan D. Howell
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Aidan D. Howell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Howell is the son of Donald Howell of Rio Rancho, and Timi Howell of Kirtland, and grandson of Jackie Howell, also of Kirtland. He is a 2017 graduate of Kirtland Central High School in Kirtland.
All three graduates 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.