Navy Seaman Recruit Matthew A. Lang, son of Shelley Welsh of Northwood, and Steven Lang, of Perrysburg, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
The capstone event of boot camp is "Battle Stations," designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.
Air Force Airman Drew N. Renken graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Tex.
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.
Renken earned distinction as an honor graduate. The son of John Renken, Woodville, he is a 2007 graduate of Woodmore High School.