Air Force Airman Melanie J. Anderson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, core values, 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 in applied science degree relating through the Community College of the Air Force.
She is the daughter of Jolene Anderson of Rincon, and Joe Anderson of Appleton, Wis.
Anderson is a 2007 graduate of South Effingham High School.