Air Force Airman James Desiderio 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 a number of military disciplines and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles as well as a strategic and resourceful set of skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Desiderio is the son of Noel Desiderio of Harriman. He is a 2012 graduate of Tuxedo High School.