Local Airman Graduates Basic Training

<p>Michael Gaines</p>

Michael Gaines

Air Force Airman Michael A. Gaines 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.

Gaines is the son of Mike and Gracie Gaines of Kennewick.

He is a 2012 graduate of Kennewick High School.