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Education

Richards graduates basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Madeleine E. Richards graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antiono, Texas.

Richards completed an eight-week program which 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.

Richards earned distinction as an honor graduate.

She is the daughter of Martha Richards of Columbus, Ind., and Eldon Richards of Princeton.

She is a 2012 graduate of Columbus East High School, Ind.

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