Matthew William Maddox

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Wallace, CA

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant

Matthew enlisted upon graduation from high school to fight the war on terror. Upon graduating from airborne school he was assigned to the 173rd ABCT as a forward observer. He deployed twice to Afghanistan with the 173rd. He extended for a year to redeploy to help his young troops for their first deployment and was promoted to Sergeant. All his guys made it home safely.

Matthew was the guy you’d want in your fox hole. He would always have your back and would fight to the end for what he thought was right.

Matthew was an unwavering patriot that lived life to the fullest.

Age: 22

Date of Death: July 05, 2013

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