Pichardo Completes AF Basic Training
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Maricela L. Pichardo has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force. She is the daughter of Diana Pichardo of Rockaway Park and sister of Elizabeth Georgopolous of Long Beach. Pichardo is a 1992 graduate of Beach Channel High School.