U.S. Air Force Airman Joseph J. Kowalski 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.
Kowalski is the son of Joseph Kowalski of North Brunswick and Julie Kowalski of South River. He is the brother of Alexandria Kowalski and Ashley Kowalski.
He is a 2017 graduate of South River High School.