U.S. Air Force Airman Shaheed W. Coleman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Coleman is the son of Kenan Jenkins, of Wilmington, and Charly Bass, of Newark; brother of Deoddrick Purnell, of Wilmington; grandson of Gregory Coleman, of Wilmington; and nephew of Nema and Tabby Bass, of Wilmington.

He is a 2017 graduate of Alexis I Dupont High School in Greenville.

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.