CRESTVIEW — U.S. Air Force Airman Deaja T. Ellis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Ellis is the daughter of Robert Ellis of Gambrills, Maryland, and Jennifer Dowdell of Crestview. Her grandmother is Bessie Dowdell of Perry.

The airman graduated in 2016 from Crestview High School.