Air Force Airman Matthew N. Thompson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
He is the son of Carol Quigley of Payson, Ariz., and grandson of Darlene Lopez of Lakewood, Calif.
During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Thompson is a 2006 graduate of Morningstar Christian Academy, Whittier, Calif.