U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Leah M. Riggan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Gay and Russ Riggan of Mount Airy.
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.
She graduated in 2010 from Surry Central High School in Dobson and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2014 from Appalachian State University in Boone.