Air Force Airman Synjyn Council graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Council is the son of Tiffiney Council of Benicia. He is a 2010 graduate of Benicia High School.
Army Pfc. Terrell Haywood has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Haywood is the brother of Danny Haywood II of Dixon. He is a 2009 graduate of Dixon High School.
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.