BANDON - U.S. Air Force Airman Austin Taylor graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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.
Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Taylor is the son of Edward Eckhoff and Pauline Taylor and grandson of Patricia Taylor, all of Bandon. He is also the brother of Purisha Taylor.
Taylor is a 2017 graduate of Bandon High School.