24, of Mexico, Maine; assigned to 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Nov. 29 in Pachir Wa Agam district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an insurgent attacked his unit with small-arms fire. Also killed were Sgt. 1st Class Barry E. Jarvis, Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Oakes, Spc. Matthew W. Ramsey, Pfc. Jacob A. Gassen and Pfc. Austin G. Staggs.
To honor PFC Buddy W. McLain, his father, Larry McLain retrieved this stone from Evan’s Notch in the White Mountain National Forest in South Oxford, Maine.
Watch this video to learn why this stone is significant and what it says about PFC Buddy W. McLain.
To honor PFC Buddy W. McLain, his wife, Chelsea McLain retrieved this stone from Howard Pond in Hanover, Maine where PFC McLain went fishing.