Sgt. Luke A. Duell, of Thurman, and Amanda Pleszewski, of Cassadaga, N.Y., were united in marriage in a chapel at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas on Sunday, July 10, 2011.
Luke was on a two-week leave from Iraq, where he is serving his third tour.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Duell of Thurman and the bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pleszewski of Cassadaga.
Traveling to Killeen for the wedding were the bride’s parents; the groom’s parents;Maynard Baker, the grandfather of the groom; Art and Ruth Wadsworth, grandparents from El Paso, Texas; and Karl Duell, brother and best man of the groom.
The newlyweds spent a few days at South Padre Island, Texas for their honeymoon.
On July 23, the groom returned to Iraq to complete his tour of duty.