U.S. Air Force Airman Ashley V. Richardson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Richardson is the daughter of Cynthia L. Delaney and granddaughter of Peggy and John Delaney, of Middletown. She is a 2011 graduate of Westhill High School, Stamford, Connecticut.

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.