Friday, January 31, 2014

Former Washington High School student graduates from basic military training

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Denise J. Garcia 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Garcia is the daughter of Eugenia and Timothy Helmke of Kansas City, Kan.

She is a 2010 graduate of Washington High School, Kansas City, Kan.