Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Brandon E. Pierce graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.

Pierce is the son of Lisa Pierce of Road 448, Union.

He is a 2010 graduate of Neshoba Central High School, Philadelphia.