Powell completes basic training
Special to The Herald
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class DeVirris J. Powell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.
DeVirris is the son of Eddie Powell of Tchula and Angela Granderson of Dover Road, Bentonia.
He is a 2005 graduate of Yazoo City High School.