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A soldier based at Colorado’s Fort Carson died Aug. 31 when his unit was attacked in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Sunday.
Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Bowden, 28, of Villa Rica, Ga., died of injuries after enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire while on dismounted patrol in Ghazni, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to the 242nd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), 71st Ordnance Group (EOD).
No further information was immediately available.