Former Hannawa Falls resident graduates from basic training at Air Force base
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Air Force Airman Jeffrey L. Merrill graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.

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.

Merrill is the son of Brian and Brenda Merrill of State Highway 56, Hannawa Falls.

He is a 2009 graduate of Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax.