Eureka grad completes basic military training, heads to Texas

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U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Barrett Mings 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.

Mings is the son of Charlene and Kenneth Mings of Belton, Texas, and husband of Emily Mings of Eureka, Ill.

He is a 2008 graduate of Eureka High School, Eureka, Ill.

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