Air National Guard Airman 1st Class April J. Kegley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Lopez Kegley of Chinquapin Road, Erwin. She is a 2008 graduate of Unicoi County High School. 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.