U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Eric J. Begens recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in 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’s degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.
Begens earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of John and Teresa Begens of Wellington, and the brother of Thomas Begens.
Begens graduated from Palm Beach Central High School in Wellington and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.