U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Braden J. Knox graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an 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 earn four credits toward an associate inn applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Knox is the son of Nichole L. Knox of Kearney and James J. Knox of Gladstone. He is a 2017 graduate of Kearney High School.