Originally published Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 06:02a.m.

U.S. Air Force Airman Colton M. Underwood 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Underwood is the son of Kristen and Jake Underwood and grandson of Geogre Hilary of Prescott Valley, Ariz.

He is a 2017 graduate of a home school program in Prescott Valley, Ariz.