Brian P. Odiorne


WARE, MA, U.S.A U.S. ARMY PFC,BATTERY B,2ND BN, 82ND FA REG, 3RD BCT, FORT HOOD,TX 02/20/2017, HABBANIYAH, IRAQ

PFC Odiorne was serving as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-backed campaign to dislodge the Islamic State from Iraq and Syria. Brian was 21. He enlisted in the Army in October 2015.

PFC Odiorne was a 2014 graduate of Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School in Palmer. He studied machine technology and played on the football team.

“He was a very mild-mannered and gentle soul, well-liked by the students,” Principal Mary Jane Rickson said. “A very, very nice boy.”

Brianna Woodman said she lived down the street from Odiorne growing up and wrote this about her friend: “He was so friendly, kind, caring and was always making sure everyone in his life was OK. Your heart was as big as your smile. Thank you for serving our country, RIP Brian Odiorne, you’ll be missed and never forgotten.