Air Force Airman Alexander A. Silva 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.
Silva is the son of Sandra Silva of Foresthill, and nephew of Stephani Silva of San Jose.
He is a 2012 graduate of Foresthill High School.