WAKE FOREST — Air Force Airman Rufus D. Hackney graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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.
Hackney is the son of Darlene and Ricky Hackney of Willow Creek Drive, Wake Forest.
He is a 2012 graduate of South Granville High School, Creedmoor.