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Realizing a dream

BLHS grad completes U.S. Air Force Academy

Some people still don’t know what they want to be at middle age, but Jeremiah King has always known his destiny — the military — more specifically, the United States Air Force Academy, a goal he pushed himself toward throughout secondary school.


Logan County native 2nd Lt. Jeremiah King, left, shakes hands with the Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, the highest ranking civilian in the Air Force. (PHOTO | COURTESY OF JEREMIAH KING)

The 2009 Benjamin Logan co-valedictorian and son of Kenny King and Robin King, both of Bellefontaine, recently achieved that goal graduating from the academy as a second lieutenant.

“As far back as I can remember, I have always wanted to join the military,” he related. “Graduating from the academy had been my goal ever since I was in fourth-grade. With that focus, all of the courses I took in high school were to better my chances of being accepted into the academy.”

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