Air Force Airman Cory Chilinskas 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.

Chilinskas is the son of Lorrie and Bill Chilinskas of Mountain Top Road, McAdoo. He is a 2012 graduate of Marian Catholic High School, Tamaqua.