U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman Brandon D. Coons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in 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 principals and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate inn applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Coons is the son of Kimberly M. Bywaters of Kansas City. He is a 2018 graduate of Smithville High School.

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