Originally Published: July 3, 2016 5:55 a.m.
U.S. Air Force Airman Travis B. Martinez Jr. 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. Martinez is the son of Kelly A. Shurtz of Prescott Valley, Arizona, and Travis B. Martinez of Cottonwood, Arizona. He is a 2015 graduate of Mingus Union High School, Cottonwood, Arizona.