U.S. Air Force Airman Travis A. Best recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.
He is the grandson of Lee Patterson and Dianne McKeethan of Kingston.
A 2008 graduate of Oakdale School, the airman is the son of James and Elaine Best of Oakdale.
Best 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.