In Service: Andrew R. McCombs


• Age: 21

• Rank: Corporal

• Branch of service: Marine Corps

• Hometown: Modesto

• High school: Johansen High, Class of 2008

• Specialty: Tank and Humvee mechanic

• Currently serving in: Afghanistan

• Family: Parents, Lori McCombs, Cathy Jones and Michael McCombs

• Of note: McCombs serves with the CLR-15 Forward Maintenance Company. He received heavy equipment mechanical training at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He will return to Camp Pendleton after his return from Afghanistan.

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

Bryan Justman

The Modesto Bee

P.O. Box 5256

Modesto, CA 95352

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