Fort Carson soldier killed on patrol in Afghanistan
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Department of Defense announced Sunday the death of a soldier assigned to Fort Carson in Colorado Springs.
Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Bowden died Saturday in Ghazni, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his foot patrol with small arms fire, the Army said. The Villa Rica, Ga., native was 28.
He was assigned to the 242nd Ordnance Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group at Fort Carson. The unit handles explosive ordnance disposal.