U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Mitchell E. Vande Kamp graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Vande Kamp is the son of Connie and Glenn Vande Kamp of Lester, Iowa.
He is a 2016 graduate of West Lyon Community High School, Inwood, Iowa.