U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Chase Gardull 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.
Gardull is the son of Armando J. Cortez of Toledo, Ohio, and Marie L. Cortez of Swanton, Ohio, and brother of Breana M. Gardull of Perrysburg, Ohio.
He is a 2014 graduate of St. Johns Jesuit High School, Toledo, Ohio.