Erin Elizabeth Chandler and Daniel Jared Rivas were married  at 11 in the morning on Dec. 5, 2009 at Community Church in Orange, Texas. The wedding ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Daniel Rose. 

Erin is the daughter of Tim and Beth Chandler of Bridge City, Texas. 

Daniel is the son of Sylvia Balboni of Seven Lakes, N.C. and Ray Rivas of Winston-Salem, N.C. 

The bride is currently serving as a captain in the Air Force at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif. and the groom is currently serving as a captain in the Air Force at Pope Air Force Base in Fayetteville, N.C. 

Acting as matron of honor was the bride’s cousin Ruthie Walker and the bridesmaid was Renee Comeaux. The best man was the groom’s brother Air Force Staff Sgt. Evan Rivas. 

A reception was held following the ceremony at the Garden District in Orange. 

Following Jared Rivas’s deployment, the couple will be stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla.