Originally Published: January 31, 2012 10 p.m.
Air Force Airman Monte J. Smith graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.
Smith is the son of Renee Skinner of East Sierra Drive, Mayer.
He is a 2011 graduate of Mayer High School.