Michael J. Harden

Air Force Airman Michael J. Harden 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 degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. Harden is the son of Marisa Henderson of Covington. He is a 2012 graduate of Newton High School.

Jennifer E. Nicholson

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jennifer E. Nicholson 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 degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. Nicholson is the daughter of Catherine Bailey Covington, and stepdaughter of Laura Bradshaw of Elgin, Texas. She is a 2000 graduate of Heritage High School and a 2003 graduate of the University of Colorado, in Boulder, Colo., where she earned a bachelor's degree.

Joseph R. Clark

Air Force Airman Joseph R. Clark 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 degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. Clark is the son of Harriet and Joe Clark of Conyers. He is a 2011 graduate of Salem High School.

William M. McWhorter

Army Spec. William M. McWhorter has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises. McWhorter is the son of Debra McWhorter of Conyers and James McWhorter of Buford and the brother of Christopher McWhorter of Conyers. He is a 2007 graduate of Rockdale County High School. He is a 2011 graduate of Valdosta State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree.