For The Madera Tribune
Airman Joseph E. Saldivar.
U.S. Air Force Airman Joseph L. Saldivar 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.
Saldivar is the son of Yolanda E. Mata and Joseph D. Saldivar of Madera.
He is a 2018 graduate of Madera High School.