U.S. Air Force Airman Katherine M. Sparrow graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Sparrow is the daughter of Jeffrey and Tiffany Pommerville and Richard Sparrow, all of Yankton, South Dakota; granddaughter of Mike and Tammy Pommerville of Lesterville, South Dakota; and niece of Vanessa Teegarden of Lesterville, South Dakota. She is also the sister of Hunter Sparrow.
Sparrow is a 2015 graduate of Smithville High School.