U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Andrew W. Jaques 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 in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Jaques earned distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of Brenda Jaques of North Little Rock, and Wayne Jaques of Conway, and grandson of Jean Konwick of Midland, Georgia.

The airman is a 2009 graduate of North Little Rock High School.