U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Frank L. Strong 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Strong is the son of Rebecca L. Pigg of Carthage, Miss., and Frank A. Strong of Bay St. Louis, Miss.

He is a 2018 graduate of Leake Central High School, Carthage, Miss.