Local Graduates Basic Training
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Egerton L. Thomson III 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 degree in applied science, through the Community College of the Air Force.
He is the son of Erica Thomson of Rockaway. Thomson is a 2003 graduate of W.E. Grady High School, Brooklyn.