Urbanek completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman Thomas J. Urbanek graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, earning distinction as an honor graduate.

He is the son of Maria Mignone, of Marshall Drive, and Thomas Urbanek, of Locust Avenue, both of Egg Harbor Township.

The airman is a 2006 graduate of Egg Harbor Township High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2010 from Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Fla.

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 earn four credits toward an associate’s degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.