Air Force Reserve Airman Matthew M. Foltz recently 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.

Foltz, son of Rhonda and Kurt Foltz of Freeport and Kankakee, Ill., earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is a 1997 graduate of Herscher High School, Herscher, Ill.