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Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jedidiah D. Acott recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in 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 degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.

Acott is the son of Richard S. Thurman and Cynthia C. Acott-Thurman of Vancouver, Wash., and the brother of Kristin C. Acott and Kathryn N. Brandon of Gresham.

He is a 2012 graduate of Sam Barlow High School and earned an associate degree in 2014 from Clackamas Community College.



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