Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Joshua W. Taylor graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Taylor 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.

With completion of basic training, Taylor earns four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Taylor is the son of Phillip Taylor of Cabot; he is a 1997 graduate of Cabot High School, and holds an associate degree in 2006 from Arkansas State University at Beebe.