November 7, 2017
Sparta man graduates from Air Force basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman Gregory A. Rinne 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.
Rinne is the son of Ross T. Rinne of Perryville, Mo., and Kristel J. Choate of Sparta, Ill. He is also the brother of Marc S. Rinne.
Rinne is a 2017 graduate of Sparta High School, Sparta, Ill.