Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Helms graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Helms 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.
Helms earned distinction as an honor graduate.
He is the son of Rosemary Helms of Red Fox Trail, Morrow and is a 2011 graduate of Little Miami High School, Morrow.