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Capt. Bruce A. MacFarlane

Capt. Bruce A. MacFarlane, 46, of Oviedo, Florida enlisted in the Army in 1988 and was commissioned as an officer in 1991. He commissioned after completing the ROTC program at the University of Central Florida, and later, he finished his degree in business. As he continued through his career, MacFarlane was promoted to captain in 1996 and further qualified as a pilot to fly Apache helicopters.  He was released from active duty in 2000 and mobilized for deployment to Afghanistan in April 2012 as a member of the Army Reserve. Bruce graduated in 1984 from West Orange High School. Four years later in 1988, he enlisted in the Army and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1991 after completing the ROTC program. That same year, MacFarlane earned a business degree from the University of Central Florida. He was promoted to captain in 1996 and served previously in Kuwait and Afghanistan. Capt. MacFarlane was released from active duty in 2000 but was mobilized for deployment to Afghanistan with his Army Reserve unit in April, as part of a logistics team. He was an Army aviator attack pilot and flew Apache and Cobra planes. Prior to his last deployment, MacFarlane ran a pool business. An Eagle Scout himself, he was also a Boy Scout leader. He leaves his wife, Kristina, and two children, Conner and Chloe. He died at age 46 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Glen Haven Memorial Park in Winter Park, Florida.



1186th Transportation Company

831st Transportation Battalion

Jacksonville, Florida

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