Corporal Brian Pinksen joined the military in 2007 with the 2nd battalion Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Shortly after joining he was selected to deploy to Afghanistan with 2RCR I-Coy where he acted as a section grenadier with 8 platoon.

During his deployment he was struck by an IED in Nak’Honay , Afghanistan. Due to the severity and nature of his injuries he passed away on 30 August 2010 in Germany. He was only 20 years old.

Corporal Brian Pinksen memory is being honoured by the team “In memory of Cpl. Brian Pinksen”. The team consist of friends, comrades and family.

Lest we forget