Army National Guard Specialist 4 Mark Faust is in the Finance Division, currently deployed at Fort Jackson Army Base in South Carolina.
He is the nephew-in-law of Allen Dyer of Payson and the husband of Tracy Faust of Phoenix.
Dyer writes, "Mark, your loving wife misses you, as do your high school students at your regular civilian job. Your Payson family is proud of your decision to serve. Our family has a tradition of service in World War II, Korea and Vietnam."