Anchorage, AK -- We introduce you to u.s. Air force national guard airman Monique Giles. Airman Giles graduated from basic military training at joint base San Antonio-Lackland.

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 also earn four credits toward an associate degree in applied science.

Giles is the daughter of Michael and Esther Giles of Anchorage and is also a 2017 graduate of Robert service high school. your Alaska link salutes you, airman Monique Giles, for your service to this great nation.