Monday, September 12, 2011

US Army Sergeant Bret Isenhower

US Army Sergeant Bret D. Isenhower, from Lamar, was one of three Oklahoma National Guard servicemen killed in action on 9th September 2011 in Paktia, Afghanistan, during an engagement with enemy forces involving small-arms fire.

26-year-old Sgt. Isenhower joined the Oklahoma National Guard in 2006 and was promoted to Sergeant in March this year. He was serving with the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, based in Tulsa. This was his first deployment to Afghanistan but he served in Iraq in 2007.

The other soldiers killed in the same incident were: Spc. Christopher Horton and Pfc. Tony Potter.


  1. Prayers for you and your family. Thank you for your service so that we may enjoy the freedoms that we so often take for granted. You will be missed.

    OKARNG Retired

  2. We love you, Isenhower. Our lives will never be the same without you. You are a true american soldier and hero and loved what you did. We are so proud of you and it was an honor to serve with you and know you. RIP brother.

  3. Thank you for your serving our country and fighting for our freedom.

  4. R.I.P brother ...... We love you and miss you .

    Sgt. Muk


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