POWHATAN, Va. - Katie Marie Howard became the bride of Major Ralph Lee Becki, on July 24 at The Mill at Fine Creek, Powhatan, Va.
The bride is the daughter of Patricia and William A. Howard Jr., Richmond, Va.
The groom is the son of Jack and Theresa Becki, Lisbon.
Katie and Ralph Becki
The Reverend Ronald R. Belton officiated the ceremony.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
Michelle Jones served as maid of honor. Attendants were Tyler Adams, Sherree Price and Wesley Hedgepeth.
Jack Becki, father of the groom, performed the duties of best man. Groomsmen were Scot Loveland, Jeff Shaw and Ryan Leonard. Ushers were Gregory L. Howard, brother of the bride; and Mitch Hendricks, nephew of the groom.
A reception followed at The Mill at Fine Creek.
The bride is a graduate of James Madison University where she received a bachelor's degree in psychology. She received her master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Maryland and is currently pursuing a degree in nursing.
The groom is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Major Becki, stationed in Ft. Carson, Colo., is currently serving his third tour of duty in Iraq.
Following a honeymoon to Northern California, the couple resides in Colorado Springs, Colo.