In Service


Age: 23

Rank: Specialist

Branch of service: Army

Hometown: Ceres

High school: Home-schooled, graduated in 2001

Specialty: Radar technician

Currently serving in: Baghdad, Iraq

Family: Parents, Rolland and Aleene Goree of Ceres

Of note: Goree is serving a second tour of duty. His unit is Delta 1-14 Field Artillery of the 214th Brigade of Fort Sill, Okla. The Gorees have three sons in the military, Timothy, David and Stephen. Timothy is deployed in Iraq. David is serving in the intelligence field in Hawaii, and Stephen received a medical discharge after serving four-plus years.

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: pmachado@modbee.com