Sarah A. Dirkes
Air Force Reserve Airman Sarah A. Dirkes, of Eagle River, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Dirkes 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.
She is the daughter of Theodore and Leslie Dirkes of Eagle River and a 2010 graduate of the Alaska Military Youth Academy on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.