He will complete specialized training in aircraft structural engineering in Pensacola, Fla., in February before being stationed in Misawa, Japan.
Malabey attended South and Monte Vista Middle schools and was a member of the West High football team and jazz choir. He also played with the Tracy Raiders from age 7.
The son of Michelle and Richard Malabey of Tracy, he has two older sisters who graduated from Tracy schools and a younger sister attending Kelly School.
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