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My only grandson David.  He called me G-mammy.  God how I miss him!  He believed in his
country and his mission.  He served proudly under his commander-in-chief.  Rest In Peace my
beloved boy.
Staff Sgt David Thomas Brabander
United States Army
KIA
11 Dec 2017, Afghanistan
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Brabander, 24, who grew up in Anchorage and Mat-Su, was a squad leader who deployed with
his brigade to Afghanistan in September. He died Monday in a rollover crash in Nangarhar
Province that was not related to combat, the military said.