Three Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Posted July 24, 2012
Updated July 25, 2012
Fort Bragg, N.C. — Three Fort Bragg soldiers have died in Afghanistan in the past two days, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.
Pfc. Julian L. Colvin, 21, of Birmingham, Ala., and Staff Sgt. Richard L. Berry, 27, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Sunday in Kandahar of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device, officials said.
Both men were assigned to the 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.
Sgt. Eric E. Williams, 27, of Murrieta, Calif., died Monday in Pul-E-Alam. He was in transit to his duty station when the base came under enemy fire.
Williams, a flight medic, was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. He had been scheduled to return from his deployment in a couple of weeks.
Six members of the 82nd Airborne have died in Afghanistan this month.