Originally Published: September 3, 2014 6 a.m.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin Brudnicki graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Brudnicki earned distinction as an honor graduate.
He is the son of Dianne and David Brudnicki of Duvall, Wash., and brother of Ian Brudnicki of New York, N.Y.
The airman is a 2010 graduate of The Bear Creek School, Redmond, Wash. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott.