AIRMAN BRADEN N. IRBY graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He 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. Irby also earned distinction as an honor graduate of the course. A 2007 graduate of Hayden High School, he is the son of Michael Irby of Warrior and Kimberly Hartley of Birmingham.