During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies.
He performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Herbert is the son of Gregory Herbert of Juneau and Jenifer Klabenes of Chambers, Neb.
He is a 2005 graduate of Chambers High School.