Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Christian E. Gaffney 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.

Gaffney is the son of Tom and Theresa Gaffney of Old County Road, Stockton Springs.

He is a 2005 graduate of Calvary Chapel Christian School in Orrigton.