Sergeant Matthew Binney is a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces.
He is the son of Brenda and George Binney of Payson, and brother of Ian. He is a 1999 graduate of Payson High School.
Currently stationed at Ft. Bragg, N.C., he is training to be a Special Forces medic. The next phase of his intensive training will be in the emergency room of a large hospital in Florida, followed by study in a language school.
During Binney's initial two-year assignment he was at an Army Air Station in Wurzburg, Germany, where he advanced from Black Hawk helicopter mechanic to crew chief.
His family proudly supports Binney in his efforts to serve his country and looks forward to his return to the community.