United States Air Force Airman 1st Class Ethan K. Smith, a 2015 graduate of Wilson Central High School, recently completed basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
Smith earned distinction as an honor graduate.
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.
Smith is the son of Tasha D. Eldridge of Lebanon and Lee M. Smith of Antioch. He is the grandson of Steve H. Kyle of Mt. Juliet.