U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Rachael L. Tuczynski 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.
Tuczynski is the daughter of Joy and Brian Tuczynski of Stuyvesant Falls, N.Y.
She is a 2012 graduate of Ichabod Crane High School, Valatie, N.Y. She earned an associate degree in 2014 from Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, N.Y.