Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Pophal 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.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Pophal
Pophal is the son of Mary Paredero of Fort Myers and Jeff Pophal of Henderson, Nev.
He is a 2008 graduate of Franklin High School, Wis.