One year after its inception, the extension of basic military training from 6.5 weeks to 8.5 weeks is succeeding in better preparing airmen to operate in the current conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, Air Force Secretary Michael Donley told BMT graduates at Lackland AFB, Tex., Jan. 8, 2010. Here, Donley officiates the oath of enlistment to the newest crop of BMT graduates during his base visit, Jan. 8, 2010.
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