U.S. Air Force Airman Dakoda M. Smenkowski graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Smenkowski is the son of Monica L. Smenkowski, of Clayton. He is a 2018 graduate of Polytech High School, Woodside.

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.