Air Force Airman Nestor Albalos graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the former ward of Sharell Caldwell of Vacaville. The airman is a 2011 graduate of Vanden 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.