Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua P. Meints 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.
He is the son of Sheila Ackerman of Punta Gorda, and grandson of Alice Meints of Beatrice, Neb.
Meints is a 2006 graduate of Coral Shores High School, Tavernier, Fla.