Boone completes Air Force basic

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 2, 2005

Air Force Airman Brandon L. Boone of Suffolk has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

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Boone is the son of Towana Boone of Haskins Drive, Suffolk and a 2003 graduate of Nansmond River High School.