SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Joseph H. Bowering 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Bowering earned distinction as an honor graduate.
He is the son of Pamela Caldwell of Waterville and Marc Bowering of Wilton, and brother of Morgan Bowering of Portland, and Courtney Shufelt of Waterville.
The airman is a 2016 graduate of Mount Blue High School in Farmington.