Pappa graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Michael O. Pappa 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.

Pappa is the son of Eric G. Pappa of Pulaski, and Mary C. Ripka of Pulaski.

He is a 2014 graduate of Pulaski Middle Junior-Senior High School.