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PV2 Matthew Warren Brown

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PV2 Matthew Warren Brown

Birth
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Death 11 May 2008 (aged 20)
Afghanistan
Burial Zelienople, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 26779600 View Source
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Pvt. Matthew W. Brown of Zelienople, Pa., graduated from Seneca Valley High School in 2006. He loved sports especially football and prided himself on helping people. He also enjoyed computers and video games. He liked to help people by doing volunteer work and benefit runs. Matt volunteered at Jubilee Kitchen in the Hill District before joining the Army in October 2006 completing Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sill, Okla., and the Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning, Ga. He joined his unit in April 2007 as a cannon crew member. Cannon crew members work on howitzers, heavy artillery cannons with a single-barrel firing capability. His deployment to Afghanistan in December 2007 was his first. He had planned to attend college after his time in the Army. Matthew died in Asadabad, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident at age 20.

Army
3rd Battalion
321st Field Artillery Regiment
18th Fires Brigade (Airborne)
Fort Bragg, N.C.

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