U.S. Air Force Airman Raquel N. Ventura 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Ventura is the daughter of Mike Brown, Jennifer B. Ventura, and Alana N. Ventura, and sister of Kaleb S. Ventura, all of Herndon. She is a 2018 graduate of South Lakes High School, Reston.