Air Force Airman Nicholas Holmes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas on Jan 22, 2016.
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. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. He is the son of Robby and Le-Ann Holmes of Mena, AR, and the brother of Jared and Caleb Holmes. He graduated in 2015 from Mena High School. He is currently in tech school training for C17 Avionics.