Northwest News

Military notes

* Air Force Airman Patrick C. Bennett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

Bennett is the son of Leesa Bennett of Columbus. He is a 2012 graduate of Centennial 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.