Matthew "Shane" Davis, son of Matt and Renee Davis, is a member of the 1404 Transportation Company from the Arizona Army National Guard Reserves. He graduated from Payson High School in 1998.
Shane's unit was activated Jan. 24, 2003. He is based at Fort Bliss, Texas. His company received their deployment orders and will be attached to the 4th Infantry out of Fort Hood, Texas.
His family writes, "We want Shane to know that we are very proud of him and he is very loved by his family and friends. Prayers for his safe return are welcomed."