Local airmen complete basic training
From Contributed Reports
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Two local airmen recently completed basic training.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Briauna J. McKnight-Sykes and U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Alexis Arrington recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
The eight-week program included training on the service's mission and organization, military customs and courtesies, physical conditioning, rifle marksmanship and human relations.
McKnight-Sykes is the daughter of Desmond Sykes Sr. and Michelle Sykes and sister of Teniyah McKnight-Sykes of Rocky Mount.
She is a 2018 graduate of Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School. She earned an associate degree in 2018 from Nash Community College.
Arrington is a 2015 graduate of Rocky Mount High School.