Air Force Airman Patrick Youker 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.
Youker is the son of Cheryl and Kurt Youker of Tryon Road, Pulaski.
He is a 2011 graduate of Sandy Creek High School.