U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Malika V. Fields 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.

Fields is the daughter of Edward and Janelle Fields of Pittsburgh.

She is a 2014 graduate of Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2018 from Slippery Rock University.