Air Force Airman 1st Class Melissa A. Richey has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Richey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Richey of Hardy.
The airman is a 2002 graduate of Mammoth Spring High School.
During the six weeks of training, she 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.