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  • Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:46 a.m.
Gerard Pinckney
Gerard Pinckney

Air Force Airman Gerard L. Pinckney graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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. The son of Veronica Crawford of Copiague, N.Y., Pinckney is a 2011 graduate of East Rowan High School.

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