Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Nirala M. Bissram 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.
Bissram is the daughter of Ramashwar and Gina Bissram of Staten Island. She is also the sister of Arun Bissram.
The airman graduated in 2006 from Tottenville High School, Staten Island, and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2010 from Saint John’s University, Jamaica.