Air Force Airman James Lowery graduated from the water and fuel systems apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas. Lowery is the son of James Lowery of Fairfield and Tonya Ounarum of Vacaville. He is a 2009 graduate of Vacaville 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.