U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Gerald A. Scanlon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Scanlon 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. Scanlon earned distinction as an honor graduate.
He is the son of Traci M. McMahan of Ossian, and is a 2012 graduate of Norwell High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2018 from Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.