Capt Michael C. Braden

Capt Michael C. Braden

Birth
Death 18 Apr 2012 (aged 31)
Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 10106
Memorial ID 88849864 · View Source
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Capt. Michael C. Braden, 31, of Lock Haven, Pa., died April 18 in Bagram, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. Capt Braden was a signal officer assigned to the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters. This was his second deployment with the division. In 2010, he deployed for a yearlong tour to Basra, Iraq. He also deployed to Qatar for five months in 2005. Braden graduated from Slippery Rock University and received his Army commission in May 2003. He was assigned to Fort Riley in December 2008. His awards include a Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal and the Army Achievement Medal.BAGRAM, Afghanistan - The Department of Defense has announced a Lock Haven man has died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Capt. Michael C. Braden, 31, died Wednesday in Bagram, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Braden was pronounced dead at a medical facility on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, after being found unresponsive in his living quarters Wednesday morning, officials said. The cause of death is under investigation.

Braden was a signal officer assigned to the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters which is currently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. This was Braden's second deployment with the division. In 2010, he deployed for a yearlong tour to Basra, Iraq. He also deployed to Qatar for five months in 2005.

Braden graduated from Slippery Rock University and received his Army commission in May 2003. He was assigned to Fort Riley in December 2008.

Braden's awards include a Bronze Star Medal, Army
Information from Williamsport Sun Gazette


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 20 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88849864
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Michael C. Braden (1 Sep 1980–18 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88849864, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .