U.S. Air Force Airman Nikolai Adams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.

U.S. Air Force Airman Brandon C. Geehan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.

U.S. Airman 1st Class Hanna Haase graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Mason R. Suter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Parker M. Temple graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Chloe A. Quillen has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Morris has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Thomas R. Arnold graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Lucas A. Shaver graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Quinton M. McGuire graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Erik A. Schultz graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Dalton Blouin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Airman Michael A. Shelton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Sierra N. Henderson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Douglas M. Kruse graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Tristan J. Hayes has received an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to attend the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. The scholarship pays for tuition, fees, an allowance for buying textbooks, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months of each school year in which the schol…

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Reece C. Kane graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Pvt. 1st Class William M. Crawford, 18, of Liberty graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on April 1. Crawford successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training as one of 67 recruits in Training Platoon 1074. Following 10 days home on lea…

U.S. Air Force Airman Kristin R. Lonsdale graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Madison R. Green graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle A. Myers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle A. Myers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Seaman Drew Snodgrass, a Kearney native, is serving on USS Donald Cook, living and working at a Navy base in Rota, Spain. Rota is located near the Strait of Gibraltar, the entryway into the Mediterranean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean.

Air Force Airman Devin L. Morton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Drew K. Garrett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman Eryka R. Nguyen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Second Lt. Alex L. Porter has recently graduated from the Academy of Military Sciences at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, la. The academy is a six-week program that provides military training and leadership development for the Air National Guard.

Navy Seaman Apprentice Christopher M. Leo, son of Stephen and Sharon Leo of Kearney, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Maj. Kellie Griffith was promoted to lieutenant colonel this spring at Whiteman Air Force Base. She graduated from Kearney High School in 1992 and from Truman State University in 1996 with a degree in biology.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jacob L. Messer has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Colin T. Duthoo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Pvt. D.T. Eckersley graduated as a Marine Aug. 9 from Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. A 2013 graduate of Kearney High School, the Marine returned to Camp Pendleton in San Diego on Aug. 20 for Marine Combat Training and will be stationed at Camp LeJuene, N.C., to complete his Marine …

Air Force Airman Caleb A. Hay graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Navy Seaman Recruit Nicholas Tyler Britt, son of Aimee Hilton of Kansas City and Edward Britt of Holt, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Navy Seaman Recruit Tyler Chase, son of Stacy and Timothy Chase of Kearney, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Kyle David Yohe graduated May 30 from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University with a Master’s in Public Policy. Yohe is a 1997 graduate of Liberty High School and a 2011 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. While at Harvard Kennedy School, he …

Air Force Airman Cody J. Peel graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Casey J. Cansler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Navy Seaman Recruit Abel A. Belkonen, son of Roberta A. Bears of Kansas City and Eric D. Smith of Liberty, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Benjamin Lambing has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Lambing is a storeroom manager assigned to the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The new staff sergeant has served in the military for four years. He is the son of Karen and Joseph Lambing …

Liam Allen Manville received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., for the class of 2017. He is the son of Lt. Col. Craig and Saralynn Manville of Vicenza, Italy. He is the grandson of George and Jan Manville of Mansfield, and Dr. Lynn and Sarah Schmitt of Holt.