Air Force Airman Edward N. Simmons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
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.
Simmons is the son of Grace W. Simmons of Mansfield, nephew of Joyce Williams of Fort Worth, and Kevin Odima of Coppell.
He is a 2013 graduate of Mansfield High School.