Mannix completes basic training

Published: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 6:59 a.m. CDT

Air Force Airman Charles J. Mannix graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.

Mannix is the son of Karen Earls of East Honey Run Road, New Pekin, Ind., and grandson of Robert Ortman of Shannon Court, Minooka, Ill.

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