Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaili N. Howard 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.
Howard earned distinction as an honor graduate.
She is the daughter of Kimberly Gillet of Punta Gorda, and Charles Howard of Alabaster, Ala.
The airman is a 2007 graduate of Port Charlotte Christian School.