U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan T. Hongo 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.

Hongo is the son of Jacklyn M. and Paul J. Hongo Jr. of Trumbull, and brother of Paul J. Hongo III of Southbury, and Ashley A. Barnash of Vernon.

He is a 2016 graduate of Henry Abbott Technical High School, Danbury.