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Two Flowery Branch High School grads finish U.S. Air Force basic training
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Air Force Airman Christian L. Howell

Air Force Reserve Airman Brittany T. Swanson and Air Force Airman Christian L. Howell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Swanson is the daughter of Karen Swanson of Hoschton and Grant Swanson of Aikman Pass, Conway, Ark. Swanson is a 2009 graduate of Flowery Branch High School.

Howell is the son of Gelonda Howell of Flowery Branch and is a 2012 graduate of Flowery Branch High School.

The airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program including 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.

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