Let the memory of SSGT. Brian be with us forever
  • 28 years old
  • Born on July 17, 1973 .
  • Passed away on December 5, 2001 .

SSG Brian C. Prosser, 28, was a Military Intelligence Sergeant assigned
to the Military Intelligence Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group
(Airborne). He was killed in action during Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cody, as he was known to his family and friends, was born in California
on July 17, 1973. He graduated from Maricopa High School in California in
1991. Following Basic Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama he completed
Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia. Cody was then assigned to Fort
Bragg, North Carolina where he served in the 21st MP Company and the 319th
Military Intelligence Battalion as a Military Policeman. Upon completion of the
Intelligence Analyst Course at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, he then served as an
Intelligence Analyst at Camp Yong-In, Korea. With his return from Korea, Cody
was assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Ft Campbell,
Kentucky. While there he served as an Intelligence Sergeant, Senior
Intelligence Sergeant and Military Intelligence Detachment Sergeant in 3rd
Battalion before being assigned to 2nd Battalion as the Military Intelligence
Detachment Sergeant.
During his tenure of military service, Cody participated contingency
operations in Somalia, Haiti, Jordan, Kuwait, Kosovo and throughout
Southwest Asia.
His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal,
eight Army Achievement Medals, three Good Conduct Medals, National Defense
Service Ribbon, three Armed Forces Expeditionary Medals, two Humanitarian
Service Medals, Kosovo Campaign Medal, two NCO Professional Development
Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, United Nations
Medal, NATO Medal, Senior Parachutist Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge
and numerous foreign jump wings.
Cody is survived by his wife, Shawna and his parents, Brian Prosser and
Ingrid Solhaug.

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