Marine Corps Maj. Devin O. Licklider, son of Sue Motter of Lehighton, and Daniel O. Licklider of York, recently received his Master's degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.

Licklider's graduation from the school, the only naval institution of its kind in the world, means he has been prepared through advanced professional education to provide intellectual leadership and sound judgment in defense matters.

Licklider is a 1991 graduate of Kutztown High School and joined the Marine Corps in June 1995. He is a 1995 graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre with a BSME degree.