Posted: Jan 5, 2010 9:51 AM by Associated Press
Updated: Jan 5, 2010 9:51 AM
The Defense Department says three Fort Carson soldiers were killed in an attack by insurgents in Afghanistan. They were identified Tuesday as 24-year-old Sgt. Joshua A. Lengstorf of Yoncalla, Oregon, 24-year-old Spc. Brian R. Bowman of Crawfordsville, Indiana, and 19-year-old Pvt. John P. Dion of Shattuck, Oklahoma.
The military says they died Sunday from wounds they suffered when their unit was attacked with improvised explosives and small-arms fire. They were assigned to Fort Carson's 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, part of the 4th Infantry Division.