Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

July 18, 2012

Avon graduate completes basic


— U.S. Air Force Airman Jivon M. Sims graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

He completed an 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 in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Sims is the son of Vernita Sims of Avon. He is a 2011 graduate of Avon High School.