Air Force Airman 1st Class Dakota R. Vawter 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Vawter earned distinction as an honor graduate.
He is the son of Randy Vawter of Clinton, Iowa, and Lisa Knight of Cape Coral.
The airman is a 2012 graduate of North Fort Myers High School.