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    Space Force Guardian Makes History as First Top Basic Training Graduate

    Space Force Guardian Makes History as First Top Basic Training Graduate

    For the first time in the history of basic training at Joint Base Antonio-Lackland, Texas, a Space Guardian has been named as the top graduate.

    In a press release Tuesday, the service announced that Space Force Specialist 3 Dakota Desrosiers, a 26-year-old all-source intelligence analyst, was not only named as Space Force's top performer for his class but also was the top graduate for all of the trainees at boot camp, including members of the Air Force.

    “Typically, 10% of each class will finish with honors based on their performance, but only one individual earns the honor of being named the Top Graduate,” the Space Force said in the press release. “Desrosiers' exemplary performance led to him being named the Top Graduate among an impressive cohort of 444 Guardians and airmen.”

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    Desrosiers' historic achievement as the first Guardian to become a top basic military training graduate marks a major step for the service, which has worked to shape and mold its own boot camp culture and to earn widespread recognition in the eyes of the American public.

    “It was such an awesome moment,” Desrosiers said in a press release. “I stood there at attention while my teammates cheered for me and congratulated me.”

    Maj. Gen. Shawn Bratton, head of the service's Space Training and Readiness Command, told Military.com in an…

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