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WHHS alum graduates in Air Force Reserve


Air Force Reserve Airman Shakir Egalite, a 2004 alum of West Hempstead High School, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an 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.