McLoud airman completes basic training.

Air Force Airman Brandon L. Von Werder 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.


Von Werder is the son of Chris Von Werder of Lexington.


He is a 2013 graduate of McLoud High School, McLoud.