U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Josiah M. Meece 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 also earn four credits toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.

Meece is the son of Daniel J. and Rachel E. Meece of Canton and grandson of Maggie and Brian Thomas of Acworth.

He is a 2018 graduate of Sequoyah High School.

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