* U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Nathan P. Martin, son of Mary and Philip Martin of Pickerington, recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.

* U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Nathan P. Martin, son of Mary and Philip Martin of Pickerington, recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.

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.

Martin is a 2014 graduate of Pickerington High School Central.