JBER Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A soldier assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf- Richardson in Anchorage has been killed in Afghanistan. The Army is reporting Private First Class Nathan Tyler Davis died June 9th when his vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device. Davis was driving the vehicle. The 20 year old was from California and joined the Army in 2010. This was his first deployment.

Davis was a member of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. The 3,500-soldier brigade deployed in December.

Three other soldiers were wounded in the incident. Next of kin have been notified.

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