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Lancaster graduates from basic

Air Force Airman Ray E. Lancaster III has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

He is the son of Amielia Lancaster and Butch Lancaster, both of Jemison. Lancaster is a 2008 graduate of Jemison High School.