Air Force Airman Derick E. Van Zee graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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.
Van Zee is the son of Pam and Craig Van Zee, Miller, and the grandson of Dorothy Lichty and Pat Van Zee, both of Miller.
He is a 2012 graduate of Miller High School.