Alderman graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Matthew E. Alderman graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

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.

Alderman is the son of Tammie Alderman of Marlinton and Urcell Fetzer of Mosby Court, Round Hill, Va., and a 2012 graduate of Pocahontas County High School, Dunmore.