Brian M. Mescall

Age: 33
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Major
Unit: 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
Station: Hohenfels, Germany

Killed in Action: January 9, 2009
Location: Jaldak, Afghanistan, Zabul Province
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, National Defense, Afghanistan Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Hopkinton, MA
Family: Mescall is survived by his parents, John and Peggy Mescall of Lowell, Mass.; his wife, Chiun; and his son, Nathan.