HONORING THE FALLEN
Maiko was only seven years old and on his sixth deployment to Afghanistan at the time of his death. He is said to have participated in over 50 Ranger-led raids involving IED detection, building clearance, and combatant apprehension.
was killed on November 24, 2018.
“The loss of Maiko is devastating to all that knew and worked with him,” an online biography for Maiko read. “Rest assured Maiko never backed down from a fight.”
His actions saved the lives of Rangers during a raid in Afghanistan.