Local Air National Guardsman finishes basic training.

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Andrew H. Brown 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Brown is the son of Donald Brown and Susan Brown, both of Shawnee.

He is a 2009 graduate of Tecumseh High School.