5/15/2012 - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- May 15 - Two JBER Soldiers died May 13 from injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked their Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle with an improvised explosive device. The incident took place in the vicinity of Bowri Tana, Khost Province, Afghanistan. Three other Soldiers were wounded in the incident.
Sgt. Brian L. Walker and Pfc. Richard L. McNulty III, both military policemen, were assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division.
Walker, 25, from Lucerne Valley, Calif., was the commander of the vehicle at the time of the incident. He joined the Army in July 2007 and served at Fort Bragg, N.C. before arriving at JBER in August 2011. He had one previous deployment to Afghanistan from May 2009 to May 2010.
McNulty, 22, from Rolla, Mo., was the driver of the vehicle. He joined the Army in July 2010 and was assigned to JBER in February 2011.
The next of kin have been notified.
5/16/2012 10:29:25 PM ET My deepest prayers and sympathy to the families friends and comrades of these fallen heroes. God bless all our troops.
Winn Mete, Homer AK
5/16/2012 12:30:10 AM ET Rest in peace Sgt. Walker and Pfc. McNulty. You are and always be heros to your families and our country.
5/15/2012 10:16:51 PM ET Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of these fallen soldiers...and to their brothers in arms still fighting. We Love you All.