Julianna D. Mendez of Amsterdam, daughter of David and Tanya Mendez of Amsterdam, was united in marriage April 12 at Tyrone Presbyterian Church to Lt.Jg. Jeffrey Baluch of Perryopolis, Pa., son of Jeffrey and Vicki Baluch of Perryopolis.
The Rev. Robert Prinkey officiated. The bride was escorted by her father.
Maid of honor was Valery Rivera of Amsterdam. Bridesmaids were Gina Cristaldi of Broadalbin and Katie Baluch of Perryopolis, Pa.
The flower girl was Noely Rivera of Amsterdam.
Best man was Eric Baluch of Perryopolis, Pa. Ushers were Lt.jg. Phil O'Shanassey of Pennsylvania and Lt.jg. Andrew Blazuk of Florida.
The reception took place at Linden Hall.
The couple's new address is the naval sub base in Bangor, Wash.
The bride is a 2009 graduate of Broadalbin-Perth Central School and is currently attending SUNY Empire State for neuroscience.
Her husband is a 2011 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and is a nuclear power officer on the USS Ohio.