U.S. Air Force Airman Justin W. Hammell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Hammell is the son of Kristie L. and step-son of Donald Sweet, of Middletown, and a 2018 graduate of Middletown High School.

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.