Air Force Airman Kristen E. Lowder 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.
Lowder is the daughter of Lisa Lowder of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Frankie Lowder of Minford, Ohio, and the sister of Kyle Lowder and Frankie Lowder. She is the granddaughter of Frank and Bev Lowder, and Ron and Sheila Jackson, all of Minford, Ohio.
She is a 2014 graduate of Minford High School, Minford, Ohio.