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Smith completes basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base

Published: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 12:15 p.m. CDT

Air Force Airman Cole Smith 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.

Smith is the son of Marty and Tonya Smith of Newton and is a 2012 graduate of Newton Senior High School.

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