Duren graduates basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman Demetri P. Duren has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.

Duren is the son of Tonya Sims of Briargrove Lane, Dallas, Texas, and grandson of Jewell Black of North Oak Street, Humphrey, Ark.

He is a 2012 graduate of Wilbur D. Mills High School, Little Rock, Ark.