POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Alex J. Burns graduated basic military training recently at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Burns earned distinction as an honor graduate.
He is the son of Sherry and Don Burns of Poplar Bluff; nephew of Ruthie and William Brooks of Bono, Debbie Burns of Corning, and Joey and Stephanie Pennington of Poplar Bluff. His brother is Grant Burns.
He is a 2014 graduate of Naylor R-2 High School in Naylor, MO.