Franklin completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Claude Franklin Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Franklin is the son of Claude Franklin Sr., of Pleasantville and is a 2003 graduate of Pleasantville High School.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included 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 in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.