Former Canton resident graduates basic military training
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 11:10 am

Air Force Airman Joseph M. Conklin graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.

Conklin is the son of Kathy and Joe Conklin of Canton. He is a 2011 graduate of Hugh C. William High School, Canton.