With a combined 257 years of service, nine Soldiers and one civilian retired during the Fort Rucker Quarterly Retirement Ceremony Jan. 24 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

Col. Whitney B. Gardner, Fort Rucker garrison commander, hosted the event, assisted by Command Sgt. Maj. Jasper C. Johnson, garrison command sergeant major.

Short write-ups on each retiree follow.

MAJ. STEVEN C. MURTY
Murty, U.S. Army School of Aviation Medicine chief of altitude physiology, entered military service in 1996. He served multiple combat tours in support of operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. He said the highlight of his career was flying over the skies of Iraq picking up the sick and wounded, and taking them to the hospital. He has two children. He plans to return to his home state of Iowa.

CW4 NATHANIEL R. BARLEY
Barley, U.S. Army Warrant Officer Career College military history instructor, entered military service in 1991 as a food service specialist. He was selected for the Army Warrant Officer Candidate Course in 2003. He served multiple combat tours in support of operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. He and his wife, Lakeshia, have four children. They plan to reside in Enterprise.

CW3 TIMOTHY J. UNTERSEHER
Unterseher, 110th Aviation Brigade basic warfighter skills instructor pilot, entered military service in 1995 as a private in the infantry. He was selected for Army Warrant Officer Flight Training in 2007. He served multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. He said the highlight of his career was working as a standardization instructor pilot and air adviser for two special operations advisory teams in Afghanistan, flying shoulder-to-shoulder with Afghan aircrews in the Special Mission Wing. He and his wife, Erika, have three children. They plan to reside in Enterprise.

FIRST SGT. ROBERT T. CADMAN
Cadman, 1st Battalion, 212th Aviation Regiment operations NCO in charge, entered military service in 1996 as a UH-60 repairer. He served multiple combat tours in support of operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. He said the highlight of his career was marrying his beautiful wife, Carmen, and having two wonderful children. They plan to reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

FIRST SGT. ANTHONY L. GARCIA
Garcia, D Company, 1-13th Avn. Regt. senior leader course instructor, entered military service in 1999 as an aircraft hydraulic system repairer. He served multiple combat tours in support of operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. He said the highlight of his career was marrying his beautiful wife, Katherine, and having six wonderful children. They plan to reside in Enterprise.

SGT. 1ST CLASS TELISHA L. WHITE
White, 1-11th Avn. Regt. Troy Municipal Airport facility chief, entered military service in 1998 as an air traffic controller. She served a combat tour in support of Operation New Dawn. She said the highlight of her career and life was adopting her wonderful son. They plan to reside wherever her job takes them.

SGT. 1ST CLASS HOLIOUS D. CALHOUN JR.
Calhoun, 1st Armored Division G3 aviation NCOIC, Fort Bliss, Texas, entered military service in 1997 as a test, measurement and diagnostic equipment calibration specialist. He served multiple combat tours in support of operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. He said the highlight of his career was marrying his beautiful wife, Daniela, and having two amazing daughters. They plan to reside in Enterprise.

SGT 1ST CLASS JOSHUA P. GORHAM
Gorham, A Co., 1-11th Avn. Regt. air traffic control evaluations sergeant, entered military service in 2000 as an air traffic control specialist. He served multiple combat tours in support of operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. He said the highlight of his career was marrying his beautiful wife, Kelly, and having two wonderful children. They plan to reside in Enterprise.

STAFF SGT. REGINAL G. LYERLY
Lyerly, Fort Rucker Religious Support Office religious operations and training NCO, entered military service in 1997 as a religious affairs specialist. He served in support of operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, New Dawn and Spartan Shield. He said the highlight of his career was serving as an advanced individual training platoon sergeant for the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He and his wife, Octavia, plan to reside in Columbia, South Carolina.

JACK HOLMES
Holmes, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker G-3 installation air traffic and airspace official, served on active duty from 1969-1989, retiring as chief warrant officer 4, and then served 30 years as an Army civilian. He said the highlight of his career was having the honor of working with so many wonderful people throughout his two careers. He and his wife, Linda, have two children and two grandchildren. They plan to reside in Dothan.