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Nelson completes basic training

Air Force Airman Nathaniel G. Nelson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Nelson is the son of Michele Nelson of Hawley, and Chad Martinson of Lake Park.

He is a 2012 graduate of Hawley High School.