Ranger Sidney Paul Agent Jr. was born
17 April 1967 in Bakersfield, Ca. He graduated from Hawthorne High
School located in Hawthorne, California and joined the Army in 1987.
Ranger Agent's Army career started at Fort Riley KS and continued to the
25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HI. He then served in the
101st Airborne Division Pathfinder Company, Fort Campbell, KY. He served
one tour in Korea and 2 tours at Camp Frank D Merrill, Dahlonega, GA as
an U.S. Army Ranger Instructor. He deployed with the 101st Airborne
Division (Air Assault), in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, in 2005
as a member of 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, Pathfinder Company. He was
assigned the task, as a Team Leader on the Divisionís Personnel Security
Detachment (PSD). During Ranger Agent's Army career he received numerous
awards, but the 2 that he held closest to his heart were the Pathfinder
torch and the coveted Ranger Tab.
After 21 years of dedicated service to his country, Sid Agent continued
to pursue his post-military career as a motorcycle mechanic, and
enrolled at the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) in Phoenix, AZ. He
graduated with a certificate in "Motorcycle Technology." He was employed
at Frazier's Harley Davidson, Buford, Georgia, and was promoted to the
position of Assistant Service Manager.
Ranger Sidney "Sid" Agent was a quiet professional, an epitome of an
Airborne Ranger, a leader who stood above his peers, and a friend to
those he served with. Ranger Agent was fatally injured in a motorcycle
accident on September 29, 2012. He will be greatly missed.
Sid is survived by his beautiful daughter, Jadelyn Ann Agent, Davenport,
Submitted by Bob Weiner