Leons Mealing has been promoted to the rank of sergeant in the U.S. Army.
Mealing is a healthcare specialist with two years of military service.
He is the son of Leah S. Mealing of Greenwood Estates, Monticello, N.Y.
His wife, Theresa, is the daughter of Gail Darling of Pearl St., Bainbridge, N.Y.
The sergeant is a 2002 graduate of Port Jervis Senior High School, N.Y.