Ryne E. Gaines was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air National Guard on Friday, Feb. 21 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Previously enlisted in the Navy, 2d Lt Gaines joined the Missouri Air National Guard in 2013 and attended Officer Training School in January and February. He is set to begin flight school at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma in June. Gaines is the son of Gary and Robin Gaines of Covington and the grandson of Donna Shineflew of Rock Port, Mo. and the late Clyde Shineflew and Joe and Lois Gaines. He and his wife, Kelly, currently live in Munford with their sons.