He has been trained as a satellite systems communica- t ions systems operator-manager. He comp leted basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, in October, 2008.
P fc. Diestel a nd his w ife, Samantha Holt Diestel, will be stationed in Katterbach, Germany.
He is the son of Tammy and Jerry Stephenson of Rockdale and Scott and Maria Elena Diestel of Georgetown.