Military Dog Handler Killed In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense has announced the death of a dog handler who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean E. Brazas, of Greensboro, N.C., died May 30 while conducting combat operations in Panjwa’l, Afghanistan. He was shot while assisting a fellow soldier. Brazas was assigned to Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment in Bremerton, Wash.

He is survived by his wife and a 13-month-old daughter.



Comments

  1. Sheila says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    =-(

  2. :

  3. : – (

  4. :(

  5. Dobeman says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    Godspeed and Thank You…

  6. Kimberly says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    How sad (:>)

  7. Kimberly says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    (:<)

  8. Martha says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    :(

  9. Dogspeed and Thank You…

  10. Joni says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    So sad…..

  11. Bruce says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    r.i.p best friend :(

  12. Tricia says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    Terrible loss.

  13. Heather Marie says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    really sad :(

  14. Soooo sad.

  15. RIP soldier…what a good man you are!

  16. Leanne says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    really sad

  17. so sorry, RIP

  18. RIP mate

  19. =[

  20. :(

  21. angelyn says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    rip

  22. Maria says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    When will this end. …Imagine all the people….

  23. Laura says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    God bless Petty Officer Brazas and his family. <3

  24. Tanya says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    RIP soldier

  25. Yet another for a place we needn’t be…….

  26. Allan says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    RIP

  27. Mark says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    Sad.. :(

  28. R.I.P

  29. Allen says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    So very glad for both of there service……They paid the ultimate price for all of us RIP they will not be forgotten !!!

  30. Patty says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    So very sad. RIP

  31. Jean says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    RIP WARRIOR HERO! GOD bless and comfort your family

  32. Rose says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    :((( rip

  33. Twyla says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    My heart goes out to his family…

  34. Stength and Prayers to this hero’s family, friends and fellow Warriors.

  35. RIP

  36. Shannon says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    :( Hate news like this.

  37. Karen says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Oh how sad.

  38. Christine says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    So sad RIP:(

  39. RIP. thank you for your service.

  40. Rest In Peace brave soldier and know you are thanked for your heroic endeavors! <3 <3 Condolences to your family and friends…

  41. Luisa says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    :((( rest in peace my lovely!

  42. R.I.P. Sean E. Brazas, of Greensboro, N.C.

  43. so sad Rest In Peace :(

  44. Bobbi Lynn says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    RIP indeed – so sorry for his family and dog friends loss. so sad.

  45. Mandy says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    :(

  46. He is in God’s care now.

  47. May God & his Angels bring him to peace & rest! Prayers out to his family, friends & his dogs! Another loss that will be truly missed…Thank u for giving ur all. U can rest now & be our family’s angel.!.!

  48. So sorry.

  49. Linda says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    OI wish they would just bring them home:(

  50. That’s to bad.

  51. :( rip bless ur heart

  52. Elayne says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    RIP brave one m

  53. so sad, so sorry

  54. Awww :( Rest in Peace Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean E. Brazas

  55. Thank you for all you did. Condolences to your family and friends.

  56. RIP. My heart goes out to his family…. <3

  57. Breeanna says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    this is absolutely heart breaking. My heart to his family, friends and 4 legged comrads.

  58. RIP, you will always be remember.. : (

  59. Zeda says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    RIP! God Bless him for all he did for our country!

  60. Sherry says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    :(

  61. Bless his heart. Xoxoxo

  62. Patty says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    So sad…

  63. :´(

  64. rest easy, troop. thanks for your sacrifice.

  65. Angel says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    :(

  66. I send a brave soldiers family my condolences, and hope hope his dog receives the love and respect he or she deserves !

  67. This is very sad news. A man that works with & loves dogs is a great man in my eyes!!!

  68. Rest in peace ….angel…..

  69. To all his family, so sorry for your loss and pain, a brave and good man.

  70. Gerry says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Oh no-how sad. R.I.P. Hero <3

  71. Kayleen says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    so sorry to hear that. What a hero he was, someone to look up to.

  72. Carolee says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    RIP sir.

  73. God Bless him. Bring them all home.

  74. Joyce says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    Sincere condolences to the family. RIP Sean.

  75. :(

  76. Chrissie says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    So sorry RIP

  77. Timothy says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    How sad…so sorry :(

  78. Geri says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    So very sad!!

  79. Prayers to his family and dog :(

  80. Patricia says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    God Bless,thank you for your service

  81. Brave Hero; R.I.P.

  82. Paul says on  June 1, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    :’-(

  83. RIP my heart goes out to his wife and daughter!! Prayers for this brave young mans courage and sacrifice for this country.

  84. God bless. My prayers go out to your family. Thank you for your service sir, you can now stand down.

  85. God blrss.

  86. Sage says on  June 1, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Why are soldiers still dying in Afghanistan?!?!?!

  87. Godspeed.

  88. Jennifer says on  June 1, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    RIP Thank you for all you did

  89. :-( tail down.

  90. All military deaths seem so unnecessary and tragic in Afghanistan where the US prescence seems unwarranted, after the death of Bin Laden. But being a dog trainer myself this is terrible news.

  91. RIP Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean E. Brazas

  92. Chelsea says on  June 1, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    RIP :(

  93. Hannah says on  June 1, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    R.I.P gone but never forgotten

  94. Beth says on  June 1, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Hero indeed

  95. <3 love, hugs & kisses <3 to his family

  96. Oh no..such madness….when will it end? RIP and thank you, brave soldier..

  97. Victoria says on  June 1, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    Rest in Peace, dear soldier. You can stand down.

  98. R.I.P.

  99. Sad

  100. Anonymous says on  June 1, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    The world has lost a beautiful person. Rest in peace and love and prayers for the family

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