Salute: Airman graduates basic training

Feb. 17, 2013 at 10:01 p.m.
Updated Feb. 16, 2013 at 8:17 p.m.

Air Force Reserve Airman John M. Rodarte III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

Rodarte is the son of John Rodarte, of Corpus Christi, and grandson of Norma Garcia, of Victoria. He is a 2011 graduate of John Paul II High School in Corpus Christi.

Navy Seaman Recruit Erick L. Chapa recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

Chapa is the son of Cynthia Y. Zapata and Lee R. Chapa, of Victoria.

Army Sgt. Daniel D. Archer has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Archer is a senior medic assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for seven years.

He is the son of David and Debbie Archer, of Victoria.

He is a 2002 graduate of Dripping Springs High School.



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