Sikeston High School graduate completes U.S. Air Force basic training

Sikeston High School graduate completes U.S. Air Force basic training
Airman Spears recently graduated from basic military training.

SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - A Heartland woman graduated from U.S. Air Force basic training.

Airman Amber E. Spears graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Spears is the daughter of Amy L. Spears of Jackson, Mo. and Spencer D. Spears of Sikeston, Mo.

She is a 2019 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School.

She 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.

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