Basic military training graduate
Air Force Airman Chandler R. Benavidez 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. Benavidez is the son of Arlene Pino and Martin Benavidez, both of Socorro. He is a 2012 graduate of Socorro High School.