A Navy K-9 handler based in the Puget Sound was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced today.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Brazas, 26, was killed during a combat operation in the Panjwai District of Kandahar Province. He was assigned to the Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment in Bremerton.
A high school friend told Brazas’ hometown TV news station in Greensboro, N.C. that the sailor had recently moved to Seattle and that he was a father. Brazas joined the Navy in 2006, Naval Base Kitsap spokesman Thomas Danaher said.
“My husband died serving his country,” his wife, …