U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Ernest Frida graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Frida 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.
Frida is the son of Sunil Frida of Los Altos and Giuliana Lauricella-Rodrigues of Castro Valley (formerly of Mountain View). He graduated from Castro Valley High School in 2013.