3 Fort Lewis soldiers die in Afghanistan

Three Fort Lewis soldiers were killed Monday in Afghanistan, and a total of nine have been killed in two weeks.All are members of the 5th Stryker brigade that deployed in July.

A 20-year-old from Cumberland, Maine, Pfc. Jordan Brochu, and a 19-year-old from Yorba Linda, Calif., Spc. Jonathan D. Welch, were killed by one roadside bomb, and a 21-year-old from Shasta, Calif., Spc. Tyler R. Walshe, was killed by a separate bomb.

An Spanish sergeant was also lightly wounded today while they were fighting Talibans in Qala i Naw.


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