Updike completes basic training

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By The Staff

Air Force Airman Amber R. Updike graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas where she completed an intensive eight-week program.

Updike is now at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls completing her technical training for 14 weeks.

Her home base will be Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing at Louisville.

Updike is the daughter of Rod Updike of Dry Ridge and Robin Debruyn of Florence.

She is a 2007 graduate of Grant County High School, and is the third generation of the Updike family to serve in the Air Force.