Air Force Airman Eric M. Mann, the son of Heidi and Jeff Mann of Center Avenue, Jim Thorpe, 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.

He is a 2009 graduate of Carbon County Technical Institute, Jim Thorpe.