Kelsey Vance of Seattle and Michael Chapados of Rapid City, S.D., exchanged wedding vows on Dec. 21, 2008, in the Navy Yard Chapel in Bremerton before being deployed. Chaplain Brian Haley officiated.

A July 3 wedding reception will be held to celebrate their marriage.

She is the daughter of Darien and RADM Mark Vance of Fairfax, Va. He is the son of DruAnne and Dr. James Chapados of Richland.

Honor attendants were Kaylee Vance and Robert Chapados. Other attendants were Jayme Chapados and Clint Vance.

The bride is a graduate of Kellam High School and the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree and the University of Washington with an master's in health services administration. She is a medical service corps officer in the U.S. Air Force.

The groom is a graduate of Richland High School and the U.S. Air Force Academy with a bachelor's degree in enviromental engineering. He is a B-1 pilot in the U.S. Air Force.

They live in Abilene, Texas.