Hometown News: Stacy Lounsberry
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Stacy L. Lounsberry participated in the first college graduation ceremony held for American service members in Iraq at the Al Faw Palace at Camp Victory, Baghdad.
The service member was one of 79 students from 21 different schools who received their degrees during the ceremony. The education center allows service members to take online courses and offers core classes in a classroom setting.
The sergeant received a bachelor's degree in the liberal arts.
Lounsberry is an infrastructure special maintenance sergeant assigned to the 1st Communications Maintenance Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. She has served in the military for more than eight years.
She is the daughter of James A. Pritts of Montgomery, and Rebecca M. Pritts of E. Luce Ave., Monessen, Pa.
Her husband, Jeremy, is the son of Dawayne Lounsberry and Helena M. Lounsberry, both of Port Orchard, Wash.
In 1991, the sergeant graduated from Smithsburgh High School, Md.