Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Christopher B. Lester 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Lester is the son of Tara Overton of Raleigh and Chris Lester of Garner. He is a 2011 graduate of Garner Magnet High School.