Local man graduates from basic training

Published 11:00 pm Saturday, June 20, 2009

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air National Guard Airman Brandon D. Stickler 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 Vickie and John Stickler of South Point.