U.S. Air Force Airman Skyler C. Bateman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.
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.
Bateman is the son of Jean Moneyhun of Paris and Tonya and Leo Bateman of Paris. He is the grandson of Barbara Bateman of Odessa and George Moneyhun of Paris.
The airman is a 2018 graduate of North Lamar High School.