U.S. Air Force Airman Benjamin E. Tackett has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
During the six weeks of training, Tackett studied the Air Force mission, organization and military customs and courtesies. He performed drill and ceremony marches and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercise, and special training in human relations.
In addition, Tackett earned credits toward an associate's degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Tackett is the son of Christine Tackett of Payson. He is a 2005 graduate of Payson High School.