LONG BEACH - Army Pvt. Karis D. Baker has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

He is the son of Judith Baker of Long Beach and graduated in 2003 from Ilwaco High School.

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