Saturday, April 28, 2012
North Carolina and Florida Soldiers Killed in Afghan Explosion!
Published: Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 11:04 a.m. Last Modified: Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 11:04 a.m. "FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two soldiers have died in Afghanistan after their vehicle was hit by an explosive device. "The Department of Defense said 29-year-old Staff Sgt. Brandon Eggleston of Candler and 31-year-old Sgt. Dick Lee Jr. of Orange Park, Fla. Were killed in the April 26 blast in Ghazni province. "Eggleston was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, N.C., while Lee was assigned to the 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command in Sembach, Germany." Kenneth Stepp salutes Staff Sgt. Brandon Eggleston, 29, of Candler, North Carolina; and Sgt. Dick Lee, Jr. 31, of Orange Park, Florida, killed in the April 26 blast in Ghazni Province Afghanistan, in the War in Afghanistan--the longest war in U.S. History, lasting more than ten years so far. Let's show proper respect for the soldiers by bringing them home alive. Kenneth Stepp.