David Disi (B.A.) of New York, NY, recently returned from deployment in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. For eight months, he commanded an American team embedded with the Afghan National Police and served as the senior combat adviser to an Afghan colonel overseeing 200 officers in the Tagab District. For the final months of his deployment, he was the civil military officer for a cavalry squadron stationed in the Nangarhar Province, where he worked with U.S. State Department officials and USAID to help enact the landmark Shinwari Tribal reconciliation initiative. During this tour, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Order of the Combat Spur ... Jason L. Neff (B.S.) of Maplewood, NJ, has been practicing the art of Qigong and traditional Chinese medicine at his South Orange practice, Phoenix Acupuncture, since 2005 ... Gianni C. Ottaviano (M.B.A.) of Massapequa, NY, was promoted to senior vice president, structured finance by Arbor Realty Trust. He previously held the title of vice president, structured finance. In his new position, he is responsible for structured finance production management, including the screening process and oversight of team members, as well as deal management on a more comprehensive level.