Man completes Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Matthew A. King graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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.

King is the son of Becci Ware and stepson of Jeffrey Ware, both of Philippi. He is a 2012 graduate of Philip Barbour High School in Philippi.