Potsdam man graduates from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base
Monday, May 24, 2010 - 4:26 pm

POTSDAM -- Air Force Airman Nicholas B. Barrett graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Barrett is a 2008 graduate of Potsdam Central School. He is the son of Beth Barrett of State Highway 56, and Brian Barrett of Cherry St., both of Potsdam.

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.