In the service: Aitken completes basic training

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Air Force Airman 1st Class Timothy J. Aitken 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.

Aitken is the son of Shelly Aitken of Roseville. He is a 2008 graduate of Roseville High School. He earned an associate degree in 2011 from Heald College in Roseville.