Air Force Airman 1st Class Elijah Flowers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Flowers 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.
Flowers, the son of Deron and Shari Flowers of Cincinnati, is a 2006 graduate of Northwest High School, Cincinnati. He earned an bachelor's degree in 2011 from the University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne.