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Bietschek completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Josh Bietschek graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Bietschek is the son of Edwin and Sheila Bietschek of West Linn. He graduated from West Linn High School in 2013.