U.S. Air Force Airman Emanuel J. Grimes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Grimes is the son of Terri E. and Jeffrey D. Grimes and brother of Jiana D. Grimes of Upper Marlboro.

He is a 2017 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro.