U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew Roland 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.

He is a 2009 graduate of Bethel High School, Shawnee, Okla. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2014 from East Central University, Ada, Okla.