Air Force Airman 1st Class Eric S. Carpenter 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 the son of Dave Carpenter of County Home Road, Lore City and brother of Brad Carpenter of Leatherwood Pike, Barnesville.
Carpenter graduated in 2003 from Buckeye Trail High School, Old Washington and in 2005 from Zane State College, Zanesville.