AIR FORCE RESERVE AIRMAN JASON D. SYMMES graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

He is a 2014 graduate of Emerald High School, Greenwood.

The eight-week program includes training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.