Originally published Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 06:00a.m.
U.S. Air Force Airman Talon L. Van Sickle 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.
Van Sickle is the son of Melissa A. Van Sickle, brother of Rebecca L. Van Sickle and grandson of Michael L. Pittman and Edna M. Daugherty, all of Mayer, Ariz.
He is a 2016 graduate of Mayer High School, Mayer, Ariz.