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Thornton completes basic training
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Airman Jessica L. Thornton - photo by Photo provided

Air Force Airman Jessica L. Thornton 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.

She is the daughter of Matthew and Shawn Thornton of Rincon.

Thornton graduated in 2010 from Effingham County High School.