Garrett Tingler, son of Rick and Julia Tingler of Newark, Jared Robbins, son of Louise and Todd Robbins of Pataskala, and Dustin Smith, son of Ruby and Edward Smith of Newark, recently graduated from U.S. Air Force basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in 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’s degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.

Tingler is a 2015 Newark High School graduate.

Robbins is a 2016 Watkins Memorial High School Graduate.

Smith is a 2008 Licking Valley High School graduate.