Recent Gibbs graduate completes basic training


SAN ANTONIO, TX – Airman First Class Anthony B. Stokes, Jr. has had a very productive summer. He graduated in May from the Gibbs High School BETA Program and now he’s completed basic military training at Lackland Air Force in San Antonio, Texas.

A1C Stokes completed an intensive eight-week military training program that included military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. He also earned four college credits towards an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and will further his education through the community college of the Air Force.

A1C Stokes will not soon forget 2017.  He enlisted in the Air Force in April, graduated from high school in May, celebrated his 18th birthday in June and in July he left to begin his career in the U.S. Air Force. His parents, Anthony and Tracie Stokes, could not be more proud of their baby boy.

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