Marlinton native serving as air traffic controller

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew E. Alderman has arrived for duty as an air traffic controller assigned to the 502nd Air Base Wing, Operating Location Alpha, at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

Alderman has served in the military for one year.

He is the son of Tammie Alderman and grandson of Joyce Alderman, both of Marlinton.

He is a 2012 graduate of Pocahontas County High School in Dunmore.