U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Joel A. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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.
Smith is the son of Janice M. Smith of Indianapolis and Dirk D. Smith of Plainfield.
He is a 2010 graduate of Plainfield High School and earned an associate degree in ‘12 from Med Tech College in Greenwood.