Air Force Airman Christopher J. Shawkey graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.
He is the son of Nicole Shawkey of Wellington Way, Pittsburgh, Pa., and the nephew of Barbara Washburn of Sandy Hill Road, Valencia.
Airman Shawkey graduated in 2010 from Carrick High School.