Local resident completes basic training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Daryl E. Saunders Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas. Saunders is the son of Daryl and Shameika Saunders of Raleigh. He is a graduate of Garner Magnet High School and Appalachian State University.
Saunders 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. He earned four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.