U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Marcus L. Alphin 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.

Alphin is the son of Chad and Victoria Alphin of Greenwood, Ark., and grandson of Richard and Shona Alphin of Poteau, Okla., and Donna and Johnny Webb of Howe, Okla.

He is a 2016 graduate of Greenwood High School, Greenwood, Ark.