David and Janna Brown of Austin announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin, to First Lieutenant Ryan Gavina, son of Lydia Gavina of Chicago, IL. Ryan attended the United States Air Force Academy and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences. After a brief assignment to Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, he was sent to Undergraduate Pilot Training in Del Rio, Texas, and received his pilot’s wings in April of 2009. He is now a qualified C-17 pilot, stationed at McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma, Washington. Caitlin graduated from Westlake High School in Austin in 2007 and is currently studying at Texas State University, San Marcos. She is majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Political Science and plans to graduate in December of 2010. Caitlin hopes to either work at a university as an admissions or orientation counselor or teach high school communications. Caitlin is the granddaughter of Frank and Margaret Brown of Hilda.