Air Force Airman First Class Ryan M. Newton recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in 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.

Newton is the son of Michael Newton of Fox Chase Trail in Toney, Ala., and Andrea Gilbert of Winslows Mills Road in Waldoboro.