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Bjerke graduates from basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Zachary M. Bjerke graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

He is the son of Michelle Larson of West Fargo, and Brad Bjerke of Argusville, N.D.

Bjerke is a 2009 graduate of Northern Cass High School, Hunter, N.D.