U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael J. Vann has deployed overseas to a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
A refueler technician assigned to the 134th Air Refueling Wing at McGhee Tyson, Knoxville, the staff sergeant has served in the military for 15 years.
He is the son of David and Judy Vann, Kingston, and Janice McCown, Harriman.
He graduated in 1987 from Roane County High School, Kingston.