Military News 11-17
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Jacob Carey Griffith
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Jacob Carey Griffith

Air Force Airman Jacob Carey Griffith graduated Nov. 8 from Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

He completed an intensive eight-week program that included military discipline and studies, core Air Force Values and physical fitness. The Airmans flight was TRS 323/65,5 which graduated with the highest honors.

Griffith will be attending Client Systems school at Biloxi, Miss. He was an honors graduate of Walker Valley High School of 2013. He is the son of Tim and Jeanne Griffith and brother to Jaclyn Griffith of Cleveland.

Jamie M. Lewis

Army Pvt. Jamie M. Lewis has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

Lewis is the son of Ron and Kim Lewis of Cleveland.

He is a 2009 graduate of Cleveland High School.

Ashton B. Myers

Air Force Airman Ashton B. Myers 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.

Myers is the son of Billy and Tammy Myers of Cleveland.

He is a 2010 graduate of Bradley Central High School, Cleveland.

Jordan C. Kirby

Army Pvt. Jordan C. Kirby has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, the military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Kirby is a 2009 graduate of Polk County High School, Benton.