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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Martin (Marty) Brayman


Electrician, RCN, then


Master Corporal, Air Traffic Control Operator, R.C.A.F.


Died: 09 Sep 2019, Panama City, Florida


MCpl Marty Brayman, former Naval Electrician (HMCS IROQUOIS) and most recently an RCAF Air Traffic Control Operator, was assaulted near Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City Florida this past week. He died of his wounds the following day. Marty was an incredible young man, always ready to help a brother or sister in uniform, always with a smile. He was incredibly proud to have been chosen for this OUTCAN posting, only having arrived there six weeks ago. Marty's Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at St Michael's High School in Kemptville on on 21 September.  Lest we forget all those who stand on guard.


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The Marty Brayman Kids Hockey Fund


By The Brayman Family


(click on the above photo of Marty to go to the donation page for the Marty Brayman Kids Hockey Fund)


On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Canada was devasted by the loss of beloved son, brother, uncle, solider, and avid hockey fan Master Corporal Martin Liam Brayman.


Marty was tragically murdered in the company of his friends and comrades while on assignment serving his country in Florida. His story made national news across Canada and the US, and devastated his family, town, and a nation (CBC, National Post, FOX News, CTV, Globe and Mail).


Marty’s family is committed to his memory living on. Help us honour Marty by honouring what he loved – hockey. The Brayman family is humbled to be launching the Marty Brayman Kids Hockey Fund, which will give a local deserving young child the opportunity to get into hockey.


The fund will provide a $1,000 gift every year to a child in need to cover the cost of them getting into hockey. The money will go towards gear, team & league registration costs, and other costs that prevent local families from allowing their children to play the game we all love. The gift will support local children from Marty’s hometown of Kemptville Ontario, as well as surrounding areas.


Marty passed away at age 32, so the goal is raise $32,000, a gift for every year of Marty’s life.


Marty touched many people in his life. Your donation of any size will go a long way in helping continue to touch the lives of children who need it the most. Your gift will also help a family, who has been devasted by the loss of Marty, heal by paying forward the love that Marty gave to so many.


Thank you for your gift! With love and blessings,


- The Brayman Family



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