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PCM graduate completes U.S. Air Force basic training

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 11:53 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 12:12 p.m. CST

Air Force Airman Jacob R. Baird recently 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.

Baird is the son of Christina Rains of Runnells. He is a 2008 graduate of Prairie City-Monroe High School.