Five Fort Bliss Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
Five Fort Bliss Soldiers, assigned to 1/1 AD, were killed in an IED blast in Maiwand District in Kandahar Province on May 4, 2013.
The Soldiers were on a mounted patrol near Combat Outpost Hutal at approximately 1:30 PM local time, Afghanistan, when their vehicle struck the IED.
We pay homage to the following fallen comrades:
1st Lt. Brandon J. Landrum
Staff Sgt. Francis Gene Phillips IV
Spc. Kevin Cardoza
Spc. Brandon Joseph Prescott
Spc. Thomas Paige Murach
Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of those
(Via Ft Bliss Press Release, 1AD/Garrison Public Affairs Office)