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Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Matthew C. McCarthy 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 Charleen McCarthy of Hampson St., Dracut.

McCarthy is a 1997 graduate of Westford Academy.