Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Former Washington High School student graduates from basic military training

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jamechia T. Prater 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.

Prater is the daughter of Rafetta Denise Crook-Prater of Gadsden, Ala., and Timmye L. Prater of Stockbridge, Ga., granddaughter of Elizabeth A. Malone of Gadsden, Ala., Mary Julia Prater of Piedmont, Ala., and John Crook of Gadsden, Ala.

She is a 2007 graduate of Wyandotte High School, Kansas City, Kan. She earned a bachelor's degree in 2011 from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.