Spc. Philip Shuman, 82nd Airborne Division US Army, Hometown Hero
Honoring combat veteran Specialist Philip Shuman, who served in the US Army 82nd Airborne Division. Philip engaged in combat duty in the Panama Conflict and in Desert Storm, serving in the US Army four years from 1989–1993, receiving an honorable discharge. In Desert Storm, Philip operated a vehicle called a “SEE,” or a Small Emplacement Excavator. Philip holds multiple degrees, including Associates degrees in History, Sciences, & Art from Modesto Junior College; Associate of Arts degrees in Physical Science, Social Science, Humanities & Art from College of the Redwoods; and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fine Art, Sculpture & Graphic Art from Stanislaus State University. Philip currently resides in Manteca, California. Philip, you are a hometown hero, and we thank you for your service for your country!