Air Force Airman Robert A. Martinez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Martinez is the son of Jon and Elvira Cossette of Elk River. He is a 2013 graduate of Elk River Senior High School.
Army National Guard Pvt. Austin J. Merritt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Merritt is the son of Jodi and stepson of Jonathan Engen of Anoka. He is also the son of Richard Merritt of Andover. He is a 2012 graduate of Elk River High School.
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Larlee Vang graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Vang is the son of Dang Vang of Brooklyn Center. He is a 2009 graduate of Elk River High School. He earned an associate degree in 2011 from ITT Technical Institute, Eden Prairie.