Garner: Community

Military Notes, March 12

Air Force graduations

Air Force Airmen Jason W. Lester and Austin B. Reese have graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airmen 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.

Lester is the son of William Lester of Garner and Tara Overton of Raleigh. He is a 2013 graduate of Garner High School.

Reese is the son of Renee Olexa of Mount Holly, N.J., and John Olexa of Garner. He is a 2013 graduate of Garner High School.