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Airman from Geneva graduates from basic training

Joel Machlet completes 8-week course

U.S. Air Force Airman Joel R. Machlet, a 2017 graduate of Geneva High School, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
U.S. Air Force Airman Joel R. Machlet, a 2017 graduate of Geneva High School, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

GENEVA – U.S. Air Force Airman Joel R. Machlet, a 2017 graduate of Geneva High School, has now graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas, the Air Force announced in a news release.

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.

Machlet is the son of Stacie Grimm of Geneva and Michael Machlet of Roselle.

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