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Air Force Reserve Airman Joseph A. Smith recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, Smith studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Smith, a 2003 graduate of Morris Knolls High School, is presently stationed in Pensacola, Fla., for technical training in aviation. He is the son of John and Lisa Smith of Denville

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