Hometown News: Derrick Franklin
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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
He is the son of David Franklin of County Road 86, Greensboro, and brother of David Franklin Jr. of Countrywood Court, Montgomery.
Franklin is a 2006 graduate of Greensboro West High School.