Michael J. Amerson
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael J. Amerson, a 2008 graduate of Eagle River High, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Amerson 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.
Amerson is the son of John and Julie Amerson of Ridgefield, Wash.