Two area women honored as military spouses

Posted February 3, 2011 3:36 p.m. EST

— Two area women are among the five finalists for the 2011 Military Spouse of the Year.

Bianca Strzalkowski of Fuquay-Varina is representing the Marine Corps in the competition, while Crystal Cavalier is representing the Army.

Online voting at the Military Spouse magazine website will continue through March 2 to decide the winner. The top vote-getter will be honored in Washington, D.C., on May 5.

The award is sponsored by the magazine and Armed Forces Insurance.