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La Plata grad completes Air Force basic training

La Plata grad completes Air Force basic training

Airman 1st Class Jacob James completed Air Force basic training in San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jacob R. James 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

James is the son of Thomas James of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Jeannine James of La Plata.

He is a 2018 graduate of La Plata High School.