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Cody A. Wilkins

Age: 20

Rank: Airman first class

Branch of service: Air Force

Hometown: Modesto

High school: Davis High, Class of 2005

Specialty: Computer communications security specialist

Currently serving in: United Arab Emirates

Family: Parents, Emmett and Joan Wilkins of Modesto

Of note: Wilkins has been deployed for the past five months with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing from the 1st Communications Squadron of Langley Air Force Base, Va. He joined the Air Force after graduating from high school.

The Bee invites local families to submit information and a photo of their relative serving in the Middle East. Send to:

Pat Machado

P.O. Box 5256

Modesto, CA 95352

or e-mail to: