Local completes basic training

Published 8:40 am Thursday, April 8, 2010

Air Force Airman Maurice D. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.

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He is the son of Bobby Jones of County Road 6, Dixons Mills.

Jones is a 2004 graduate of Sweet Water High School.