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October 6, 2017
 

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U.S. Air Force Airman Jacob A. Benoit 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.
Benoit is a 2016 graduate of Lancaster High School, Lancaster, Calif.
 
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cruz S. Reyes 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.
Reyes is the son of Patricia and step-son of Wayne M. Hayes, and brother of Mariana Stowers, all of Lancaster, Calif.

He is a 2017 graduate of Lancaster High School, Lancaster, Calif.
 
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Army Spwc. John C. Ratliff  has been named Soldier Of the Quarter.

Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork ethic, personal achievements and record of supporting and serving the community.

Ratliff is currently serving as a Medic/Onboarding Specialist with Medical Department Activities, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He has served in the military for three years.

Ratliff is the son of Kenneth and Martha Ratliff of Lancaster, Calif. He is a 2007 graduate of Antelope Valley High School, Lancaster, Calif.




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