U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ross M. Hessel 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.
Hessel is the son of Brenda and Gary Hessel of Indianapolis. He is a 2006 graduate of Brownsburg High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in ‘10 from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion.