Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Stacy M. Viola graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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. Viola is the daughter of Deborah Newman of Virginia Drive, Fortuna, and Barry Viola of Downie Point Drive, Brentwood.

She is a 2006 graduate of Fortuna Union High School.