Army Reserve Pvt. Austin S. Miller graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo. Miller is the son of Sharen Crum of Vallejo.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael D. Nelson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Nelson is a 2007 graduate of Armijo High School in Fairfield.
Nick DeCicco is the editor of the Tailwind and writes the pop culture blog/column For Those About to Rock. Before joining the DR staff in July 2007, DeCicco (pronounced Deh-CEE-Coh) worked at The Union in Grass Valley, Calif., and the Greeley Tribune in Greeley, Colo. A 2004 graduate of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, DeCicco spends his free time attending concerts, listening to music, going to movies, traveling and hiking.