Air Force Airman 1st Class Curtis T. Banks graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in 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. Blanks is the son of Holly Banks and a 2008 graduate of Washington Math Science Technology Public Charter School.