Van Houten promoted to major

Hampton, VA — Neal A. Van Houten has been promoted to the rank of major in the U.S. Air Force. He is chief of the munitions action group at Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Hampton, Va. The major has served in the military for 10 years.
Van Houten is the son of Brian and Suzann Van Houten of Hurleyville, the brother of Jennifer Hermann of Callicoon and Regina Cable of Webster, NY, and grandson of the late Lewis and Regina Johnson of Arkville.
The major graduated in 1995 from Tri-Valley Central School in Grahamsville and received a bachelor’s degree in 1999 from Villanova University. He earned a master’s degree in 2007 from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL.