POULTNEY - Kurtis Petty, who graduated from Poulney High School in 2008, completed basic training in the U.S. Air Force in August.
Petty first went to Biloxi, Miss., for training in avionics. He is currently in Texas for additional avionics training. In April, Petty will be stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base, in southeast Albuquerque, N.M., for two years.
Petty enlisted for six years. He was one of the recipients of the Newmont Slate Award which was presented to him by Jack Williams last month.