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Air National Guard Airman Jacob W. Boesker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Boesker is the son of Bradley and Pamela Boesker of Columbus. He is a 2012 graduate of Whetstone High School.

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.