Air National Guard Airman Mario M. Boone graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Boone 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.
Boone is the son of Jackie Boone-Morales of Fort Wayne. He is a 2008 graduate of Elmhurst High School.