ST. PARIS – Air Force National Guard Airman Charles R. Alexander III 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. Alexander is the son of Charles Alexander of Saint Paris and grandson of Charles and Minnie Alexander of Saint Paris. He is the nephew of Diana Alexander of Saint Paris, Charles and Christina Alexander of Christiansburg and Fred and Melissa Hatcher of Fletcher. The airman graduated in 2013 from Graham High School.