Tara Michelle Benjamin and David Arthur Reuscher were united in marriage Oct. 9, 2004, in Joplin, Mo.
Scott Reuscher, brother of the groom, served as best man. Amber Adair, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Tyler Reuscher, nephew of the groom, was the ringbearer.
The groom is the son of Linda and Joe Flerlage of Hardy. He is a 1999 graduate of Highland High School. He is serving in the United States Air Force stationed at Whitman Air Force Base at Knobnoster, Mo., as staff sergeant in avionics test and components. He will leave for Baghdad Jan. 2, 2005.
The bride is the daughter of Linda and Chuck Benjamin of Webb City, Mo. She is a 1996 graduate of Webb City High School and has been employed for seven years at Lowe's Home Improvement in Joplin and Sedalia.
The couple currently reside in Warrensburg, Mo.