Marengo County native graduates Air Force basic training

Published 4:14 pm Thursday, October 31, 2013

Air Force Reserve Airman Amber D. Howard graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.



Howard is the daughter of Augusta and Jonathan King of Demopolis and niece of Wilma Winn of Gallion, and she is a 2005 graduate of Linden High School.

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.

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Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.