U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Nixon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Nixon 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.
Nixon, the son of Joann M. Nixon of Fort Wayne, is a 2001 graduate of Concordia Lutheran High School. He earned an bachelor's degree in 2006 from Ball State University.