Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Flippin graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Flippin 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.

Flippin is the son of Darrell Flippin of Cleveland Avenue, Kansas City.

He is a 2010 graduate of Piper High School, Kansas City.