Meridian Star

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February 21, 2014

Guardsman graduates basic training

MERIDIAN —    Air National Guard Airman Nicholas C. Parker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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.

         Parker is the son of Jason Parker of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and grandson of Billy Howser of Meridian, Miss.

         He is a 2013 graduate of Meridian High School, Meridian, Miss.

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