Air Force Airman Elijah B. Caudill was graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. He completed an intensive, eightweek 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.
Caudill earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Judy Caudill of Cassell C. Branch, and Timothy Caudill of Blackey. He is a 2008 graduate of Letcher County Central High School.