July 6, 2013 3:50:39 PM
Joseph M. Gardner Jr. has completed basic training for the Air National Guard at Lackland Air Force base in Texas.
He is now enrolled in a training program to learn the technical skills needed for the Air Force.
Gardner is a 2009 graduate of New Hope High School and a member of New Baptist Temple MB Church.
He is the son of Joseph and Anna Gardner of Columbus.
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