FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With a combined 413 years of service, 14 Soldiers and two civilians retired from service to the country during the post's quarterly retirement ceremony July 27 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

Col. Thomas von Eschenbach, director of the Capability Development and Integration Directorate, hosted the event and was assisted by Sgt. Maj. Alex Woodell, CDID sergeant major.

A short write-up on each retiree follows.

LT. COL. TIMOTHY K. BEDSOLE SR.

Bedsole, training and operations chaplain for the Fort Rucker Religious Support Office, entered military service with a direct commission in June 1988 at Fort Rucker. Upon graduation from the Chaplain Officer Basic Course, he was assigned to Fort Stewart, Georgia, and then deployed to Operation Desert Shield/Storm. He said the highlight of his career was serving God and country around the world with his wife, Tammie, and their family, and watching his children continue the tradition of serving the U.S. Army. He and Tammie have three children. They plan to reside in Slocomb.

CAPT. TAJ L. WILLIAMS

Williams, deputy director of the Concepts and Requirements Directorate, entered military service in 1994 as an infantry Soldier. Williams commissioned in 2010 after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Green to Gold active duty option through Campbell University, branching Aviation. He said the highlight of his career was being able to serve Soldiers during his company command. He and his wife, Carla, have five children. They plan to reside in Enterprise.

CW5 MARTIN A. CALKINS

Calkins, chief of doctrine, B Company, 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment, entered military service in 1985 as a Cobra mechanic. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 1988. He said he has many highlights in his military career, including supporting Soldiers on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan, managing the repair of more than 100 aircraft damaged during a hail storm while deployed and supporting humanitarian relief efforts. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have three children. They plan to reside in Sumrall, Mississippi.

CW5 VIRGIL G. MARTIN JR.

Martin, Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization Cargo Branch chief, entered military service in 1989 as an aircraft armament and missile system repairer. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 1998. He said the highlight of his career was serving with and mentoring future warfighters and leaders. He and his wife, Dana, plan to reside in Texas as she attends taxidermy school.

CW4 JORGE CORREA

Correa, Air Traffic Services Command chief of standardization and certification, entered military service in 1991 as a cannon crew member. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 1999. He said the highlight of his career was being selected to join the U.S. Army Priority Transport in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where he conducted the executive air transportation to the commander of International Security Assistance Force. He and his wife, Martina, have two children. They plan to reside in Enterprise.

CW4 DERRICK S. BROWN

Brown, Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization standardization officer, entered military service in 1992 as a Marine Corps infantryman. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 1999. He said the highlight of his career was being an instructor executing Aviation standardization, mission and training assistance to Aviation units worldwide while at Fort Rucker. He and his wife, Kisha, have two children. They plan to reside in Atlanta.

CW4 CHAD ELLER

Eller, 1-212th Avn. Regt. deputy chief of standardization, entered military service in 1994 as a radio and communications security repairer. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 2002. He said the highlight of his career was serving as the standardization pilot and chief warrant officer of B Co., 3-158th Avn. Regt., in Katterbach, Germany, where he was able to instruct, coach and develop his fellow warrant officers both in garrison and in combat. He and his wife, Lisa, have a daughter. They plan to reside in Chancellor.

CW4 BRIAN F. MURRAY

Murray, F Co., 1-212th Avn. Regt. executive officer, entered military service in 1991 as a military police officer. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 2001. He said the highlight of his career was being able to be mentored by and mentor the most professional men and women in the world, and serving beside them while deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. He plans to fly with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

CW4 MIGUEL TOLEDO-DIAZ

Toledo-Diaz, B Co., 1-212th Avn. Regt. instructor pilot and platoon leader, entered military service in 1996 as a combat medic. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 2001. He said the highlight of his career was having the privilege to serve his country while taking the fight to the enemy as a scout pilot and working hand in hand with maintainers to ensure aircraft were always ready for the mission while at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He and his wife, Joann, have three children. They plan to reside in Huntsville.

CW4 REBECCA E. MAGOUN

Magoun entered military service in 1996 as an avionics mechanic. She was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 2002. She said the highlight of her career was the knowledge that the support she provided made all the difference for the ground forces she covered. She and her husband, retired CW5 Jon Magoun, have three children. They plan to reside in Geneva.

CW3 DANA J. PERDUE

Perdue, E Co., 1-212th Avn. Regt. instructor pilot, entered military service in 1995 as a combat medic. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 2007. He said the highlights of his career were being an instructor pilot in support of the Ranger mission at Fort Benning, Georgia, and being stationed at Fort Rucker. He plans to reside in Enterprise.

MASTER SGT. CHARLES T. MCCOY

McCoy, Organization and Personnel Force Development Directorate Aviation Branch senior enlisted career manager, entered military service in 1991 as an Aviation operations specialist. He and his wife, Mary, have a son. The plan to reside in Clarksville, Tennessee.

SGT. 1ST CLASS CASEY L. REZNICKCHECK

Reznickcheck, Special Operations Task Force, 7th Special Forces Group identity intelligence operations manager, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, entered military service in 1991 as a field radio operator in the Marine Corps. He later re-enlisted as a chemical warfare specialist in the Army. He said the highlight of his career was having to go all the way to a combat zone to find the love of his life and marrying his beautiful wife, Amanda. They plan to reside in Arlington, Virginia.

SGT. 1ST CLASS LATIF TARIQ

Tariq, air traffic control evaluation sergeant, air traffic control specialist and control tower operator examiner, entered military service in 1993 as a ground surveillance systems operator and later re-enlisted as an air traffic control specialist. He said the highlight of his career was becoming an ATCS/CTO examiner. He plans to reside in Dallas, Texas.

THERESA BARNETTE

Barnette, Resource Management Office budget analyst, retired after 32 years of federal service. She said the highlight of her career was working at RMO where she met the love of her life and also where she got to work with many wonderful people throughout the years. She and her husband, retired CW3 James Barnette, have four children and two grandchildren. They plan to reside in Huntsville.

JOY MOSELEY

Moseley, Internal Review and Audit Compliance Office auditor, retired after 26 � years of federal service. She entered civil service in 1991 as a travel voucher examiner in Bamberg, Germany. She said the highlight of her career was working with many wonderful people throughout the years, especially at Fort Rucker. She added that the highlight of her life is her loving family. She plans to reside in Enterprise.