Hometown Hero: Matthew Bordges
Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew L. Bordges graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Bordges,a 2008 graduate of Union Mine High School, is the son of Tim Bordges of Shingle Springs and grandson of Jerald Bordges of Placerville.