U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacqueline M. Aponte graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Aponte is the daughter of Sharen J. Ramirez of Jackson. She is also the wife of Pedro F. Aponte. The airman graduated in 2016 from Donovan Catholic High School, Toms River.