Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Joey A. Neese 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.

Neese is the son of Pam and Alvin Neese of Collinsville.

He is a 2008 graduate of Neshoba Central High School, Philadelphia. He earned an associate degree in 2011 from Meridian Community College.