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      Ottumwa native graduates basic military training

      <font size="3" face="Calibri">Katie E. Martin</font>

      Air Force Airman 1st Class Katie E. Martin graduated 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

      Martin is the daughter of John Martin of Eddyville and Gina Martin of Ottumwa.

      She is a 2009 graduate of Ottumwa High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from William Penn University, Oskaloosa.