Jacob H. Lurvey has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.
Lurvey, a radio frequency systems technician with four years of military service, is assigned to the 628th Air Base Wing at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C.
He is the son of Lynne H. Bennett of Willow Drive, Piedmont, S.C., and brother of Sarah Lurvey of Grove St., Rutland, Vt.
His wife, Ashleigh, is the daughter of Deb Maclin of Haskel Circle, Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Chuck Lynch of Ridgecrest Court, Stafford, Va.
The staff sergeant graduated in 2003 from Otter Valley Union High School, Brandon, Vt.