Sgt Brent M. Maher
Born: December 3, 1979 in Hamburg, Iowa
Died: April 11, 2011 in Paktia, Afghanistan
Sgt. Brent M. Maher of Council Bluffs, Iowa died at age 31 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, Iowa National Guard, Shenandoah, Iowa. Brent graduated from Farragut High School in 1998. He began his military career when he enlisted in the Navy after graduation, serving until 2005. In May of 2007 he joined the Iowa National Guard. While serving in the Guard he attended Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska. In November 2010 his unit arrived in Afghanistan.
Burial is at Garner Cemetery in Council Bluffs, Iowa
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