Gailey Lea Walters and LT Douglas Charles Schlaefer, Jr. were married on May 31, 2014 at the United States Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Maryland. The ceremony was officiated by Chaplain K. Madison Carter. Music was provided by world renowned organist Monte Maxwell. The bride was escorted and given away by her father, Wayne Gailey Walters. The groom is the son of Captain and Mrs. Douglas Charles Schlaefer, USNR (Ret.). Gailey's attendants were her teammates from James Madison University's varsity swim team: Allison Keel, Grace Jepsen and Allison Russell. Doug's attendants were his Naval Academy classmates and the brother of the bride: LT James Burt, LT Thomas Flynn and David Walters. Following the ceremony the couple walked under the Arch of Swords on the Chapel steps. The reception was held at the Naval Academy Club. After honeymooning in St. Lucia the couple reside in California.
Published in the Daily Press on June 29, 2014