U.S. Air Force Airman Joshua A. Skidmore 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.

Skidmore is the son of Rick C. and Cindy L. Skidmore of Aurora, and is a 2013 graduate of Aurora High.