A Unioto graduate is now ready for duty in the United States Air Force.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Taryn J. Austin recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
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.
By completing the training, Austin also earns four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Austin is the daughter of Timothy and Tamara Speakman and granddaughter of Mary Peele, all of Chillicothe, Ohio.
She is a 2017 graduate of Unioto High School.