Space Force’s first seven recruits graduate from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland – San Antonio Express-News December 10, 2020 – Space Saturdays December 12, 2020

I saw this announcement recently on the San Antonio Express-News website – Space Force’s first seven recruits graduate from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland: Worth a read if you are into things space-related. There are photos in the link. Much longer article, but here’s some basic information.

By Sig Christenson December 10, 2020

Airman Benjamin Nevoraski’s story is like that of lots of people who join the armed services: He had the feeling that life wasn’t going the way he wanted it to go, so he shook things up.

On Thursday, he and six other recruits became the first enlistees assigned to the nation’s newest service branch: the U.S. Space Force.

Graduating alongside 407 basic Air Force trainees at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, they found themselves in a spotlight, trotted before news media and saluted by Pentagon brass — and, for good measure, a couple of F-16s that roared overhead.


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