Air Force Airman Jake N. Mikell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas on July 8, 2011. The airman received the Thunderbolt honor.
Airman Mikell completed an intensive 8-1/2 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.
Air Force Airman Jake N. Mikell
Jake is the son of Douglas and Sharren Mikell of Cape Coral, Florida and the brother of Jamie Lynn Eardley of Jacksonville, North Carolina.
Jake Mikell graduated in 2010 from Cape Coral Christian High School and completed his freshman year at Florida Gulf Coast University where he received scholarships from FGCU, Bright Futures and the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Award.