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Hometown Hero: Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey
Shannon McGoey

Army Private 2 Shannon McGoey graduated from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program from Fort Benning Army Base, Ft Benning, Ga., on June 12.

The PV2 infantryman completed an intensive 14-week one-station unit training, then moved on to three weeks of basic Airborne training. He then moved to Pre-RASP spending three weeks preparing for the grueling selection program. He successfully completed eight weeks in the selection program and has now been assigned to the 3rd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment.

McGoey, a 2010 graduate of Independence High School, is the son of Diane and Patrick McGoey of Cameron Park.

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  1. We are so proud of Shannon. He set his sites on being the best he can be and made it through the grueling process of becoming an Army Ranger.

  2. Wow! Congratulations Shannon!

    Congratuations Shannon!

  3. We are so proud of you. Keep up the good work. Stay safe. Love Gramcracker too. Love Aunty Irene

  4. Patrick McGoey

    Looking good Son. We always knew you could do it. That and much more.

    Dad.

  5. Wow I have a new appreciation of what you went through to become a Ranger Shannon. It is definately not for the faint of heart. You Rock!! Love aunty Karen

  6. Thank you so much for your service!

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