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Johns graduates from U.S. Air Force Academy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jena Johns has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The graduate received a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.     

The academy is a four-year military institution of higher learning that develops and inspires new air and space leaders with a vision for the future. Its curriculum provides instruction, education, training and experience in academics, military training, physical and athletic conditioning, and spiritual and ethical development to all cadets. 

Cadets graduate with the knowledge, character and skills essential for future career officers in the U.S. Air Force. As new lieutenants, they will go on to serve as pilots, navigators, engineers, maintenance officers or professionals in various technical fields, while other cadets may go on to attend medical or graduate school with special scholarships, or directly to non-rated Air Force-wide assignments.

She is a 2015 graduate of Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts, Somers Point, N.J.


Wright graduates

from basic training


SAN ANTONIO, Texas – U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Rachel E. Wright graduated in May 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.

Wright is the daughter of Susan E. and Charles C. Wright and sister of Samantha J. Wright of Ocean View, N.J.

She is a 2017 graduate of Ocean City High School, Ocean City, N.J.

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