Air Force Airman Rachel C. Bovard has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associates degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
She is the daughter of James Bovard of Beverly Drive, and Jeanne Baker of RR4, both of Altoona.
Bovard is a 2002 graduate of Altoona Area High School.