Friday, November 18, 2011

US Army Pfc. Matthew Colin

US Army Pfc. Matthew C. Colin, from Navarre, Florida was one of two soldiers killed in action on 16th November 2011 when an insurgent bomb detonated beside their patrol vehicle. The incident occurred in Kandahar province.

22-year-old Pfc. Colin served with the Alaska-based 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team. The 2007 graduate of Navarre High School joined the Army in February 2010. This was his first deployment.

He leaves his father Ken, mother Kathy and his older brother, Michael.

Killed in the same incident was Spc. James R. Burnett Jr


  1. You are missed dearly by all!! May your soul rest among the clouds and watch over all of us!!

  2. i am a jrotc cadet. i am honoring your son in the program. i never knew him but from what i've read he was a good soldier and probably an even better son who didn't desereve to be taken from you. i know how u feel some of my family has dided in battle. but atleast he was fighting for what he belived in, and what he belived in was freedom.


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