Harrisonburg, VA – Ms. Pefkaros grew up in Miami, graduated from Boston College, then stayed on in Boston as part of a community running a soup kitchen. After her work at the soup kitchen, she spent a year working in Latin America.
Ms. Pefkaros will soon graduate from Eastern Mennonite University with a master's degree in conflict transformation.
Soula Pefkaros is a photographer, and her show on eco-farming hangs in the downstairs gallery of Harrisonburg's Clementine Cafe.
Page, VA – Captain Jennifer Martin was raised on a farm in Page County, Virginia.
She's a 16-year army veteran, three years active duty, the rest in the national guard.
Not too long ago, her Staunton-based national guard company, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Virginia, was activated and sent to Iraq. Her Combat Team was in charge of the Joint Area Support Group in Baghdad.