Shaine Engelkens, Jawad Shakir graduate basic training

Air Force Airman William D. Druetta, Shaine N. Engelkens and Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jawad A. Shakir recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airmen 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.

Engelkens, son of Eddie Engelkens of Fort Walton Beach and Tanya Rocca of Destin, earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is a 2012 graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School.

Shakir, son of Jeniece Dudley of Destin and grandson of Florence Lawson of Decatur, Ga., is a 2009 graduate of Towers High School, Decatur.

Druetta, the son of Angie and James Druetta of Destin, is a 2008 graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School.