Name: U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sophia F. Distad
Accomplishment: Distad graduated from basic military training. 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 in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Family: Daughter of Amy and Gary Distad, Athelstane, and sister of Natasha Distad. She is also the cousin of Mandy Kepner, Athelstane.
High school: 2015 graduate of Wausaukee High School
Military base: Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas