NEW HAVEN Air Force Master Sgt. Keith B. Smith participated in the 33rd U.S. Army Annual Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va. This years competition featured more than 160 military chefs from around the globe battling in more than 40 culinary categories. The competition is rated the largest culinary competition in America, which includes ice carving and showcase centerpieces. Smith, an enlisted aide, is assigned to the 11th Mission Support Squadron, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C. He is the son of Charles R. Smith of East St., and Elizabeth A. Smith of Halpin Road, both of New Haven. His wife, Michelle, is the daughter of Wendall and Jeannette Jennings of Avian Lane, Starksboro. In 1982, Smith graduated from Mount Abraham Union High School, Bristol.