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Coal City native graduates from military training

COAL CITY – Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua D. Nugent of Coal City 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, according to a news release.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Nugent is the son of Jeremiah F. and Jody A. Nugent of Coal City.

He is a 2006 graduate of Coal City High School and earned a bachelor's degree in 2012 from Eastern Illinois University.

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