Meridian Star

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March 9, 2014

Airman graduates basic training

MERIDIAN —     Air Force Airman Derias L. Croft graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 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.

         Croft is the son of Marion Croft of Chunky.

         He is a 2013 graduate of Clarkdale Attendance Center, Meridian.

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