Matthew Michael Brennan, born February of 1989, in Escondido, California.
He attended Wilsonville Elementary School and Tualatin High School. In 2007, he graduated from Oregon Youth Challenge Program.
Matt enlisted in the Oregon National Guard. He deployed to Iraq in 2009 with the 41st Special Troops Battalion of the 41st Brigade of the Oregon Army National Guard, where he served honorably as an Infantryman for 11 months defending his nation’s freedom. Matthew received many awards for his honorable service.
Matthew Michael Brennan lost his battle with PTSD, July 16, 2011. He was 22 years old.