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Hopkins graduates from Lackland

Air Force Airman Melshondra L. Hopkins has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. She is the daughter of Melvin and Angela Hopkins of Whigham, Ga. Hopkins is a 2007 graduate of Cairo High School.