The following April 11, 1968, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 7, columns 6-7:
Airman Ricki P. Watson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Estel A. Watson of Rt. 2, Lowell, Ind., has completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. He is remaining at the Air Force Technical Training Center for specialized schooling as a security policeman. Airman Watson is a 1967 graduate of Lowell High School.