U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman Kalle T. Hougaard graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Hougaard is the son of Peter and Debby Hougaard and brother of Thor Hougaard, all of Townsend. He is a 2006 graduate of Middletown High School.