Air National Guard Airman Gerard T. Scherr graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in 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.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Scherr is the son of Candace Durkee and Kurt Scherr of Racine, Wis.

He is a 2011 graduate of Islesboro Central High School, Maine.