Air Force Airman Connor J. Parise graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Parise 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.

Parise is the son of Sheila Barnes of Pittsfield and James Parise of Lanesborough. He is a 2013 graduate of Taconic High School.