Air Force Airman 1st Class Mason W. Hudson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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.

Hudson earned distinction as an honor graduate.

He is a 2006 graduate of Paron High School, Paron, Ark. He earned an bachelor’s degree in 2010 from the University of Central Arkansas.