• Age: 21
• Rank: Private first class
• Branch of service: Army
• Hometown: Modesto
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• High school: Beyer High, Class of 2006
• Specialty: Infantryman
• Currently serving in: Kandahar province, Afghanistan
• Family: Father, John S. Shaw of Oakdale; mother, Pam Shaw of Modesto.
• Of note: Shaw serves with the 3rd Calvary, 2nd Stryker Team. He is a graduate of the Army Airborne School at Fort Benning, Ga. He played football and wrestled while at Beyer. He served in the sheriff's Explorer program and rose to the rank of lieutenant.
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Modesto, CA 95352
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