Donna and Earl "Skip" Van Alstyne of Gloversville announce the engagement of their daughter, Capt. Kristie Van Alstyne, to Benjamin Smith, the son of Bonnie and Bernard Smith of Niskayuna.
Van Alstyne, who is a 1997 graduate of Gloversville High School and a 2005 graduate of Fulton-Montgomery Community College with an associate degree in nursing, received a bachelor's degree in nursing from the State University of New York Institute of Technology in 2010. She enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2011 and is a registered nurse stationed at Fort Sill, Okla.
Smith is a 1998 graduate of Niskayuna High School and received a master's of business administration degree from Touro University in 2007. He has been employed by the U.S. Air Force since 1998 and is stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla., working with the Federal Aviation Administration.
A wedding is planned for Sept. 15 in Saratoga Springs.