Private First Class Kyle Matthew Holder, 18, of The Woodlands, Texas, gave the ultimate sacrifice on November 16th, 2010 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He is survived by his parents Bryant and Michelle, sister Stefanie, and maternal grandparents Harry and Roberta Farrell. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Glenda Holder.
Pfc. Holder was born and raised in The Woodlands, Texas, and graduated from The Woodlands High School in 2010. Upon graduating from high school, Kyle enlisted in the U.S. Army and completed basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia in September. Pfc. Holder was an infantry soldier assigned to the 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment (Reconnaissance and Surveillance), 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Please do your best to come out Saturday to honor one of our local heroes PFC Kyle Holder of the Woodlands who lost his life supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
The aircraft with PFC Holder will be arriving at 12:10 p.m. Saturday at the Lone Star Airport. From there they will exit the airport traveling FM3083 to Interstate 45.
The procession complete with a Patriot Guard escort will continue to SH 242 where they will exit and continue south to the Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home.
Please take some time out from the busy holiday shopping season and show your respect for OUR FALLEN HERO.
Line those streets along the procession route and show your support for him.