27-year-old US Army Sergeant Daniel J. Brown, from Idaho, was killed in action on 24th March 2012 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. He died from injuries suffered by a bomb blast.
Sgt. Brown served with the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, based at Fort Carson, Colorado. He deployed to Afghanistan in May 2011. He also served in Iraq from March 2005 to February 2006.
He leaves behind his wife Jordan Brown and their 3-month old twin daughters Mattie and Marlee, his brother Matt, his parents Becky and Jerry Brown and his grandparents Lee and Barbara Urie.