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June 2, 2011

Benson graduates Air Force basic training

Live Oak — Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Eric M. Benson 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.

He is the son of Chris Benson of 33rd Drive, Wellborn, Fla., and Patricia Benson of Second Ave. S.E., Jasper, Fla.

Benson graduated in 2010 from Suwannee High School, Live Oak, Fla.

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