Air Force Airman Joshua Alvarez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He is the son of Lucrecia Madera of Harper Drive, Carson City. Alvarez is a 2009 graduate of Carson High School, Carson
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.