U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Matthew P. Cropley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Cropley is the son of Chris Cropley of Glendale. He is a 2013 graduate of Deer Valley High School in Phoenix.