Skip to comments.Five Fort Bliss soldiers killed in Afghanistan blast
Posted on 05/10/2013 3:04:40 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
FORT BLISS, Texas - Five Fort Bliss soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, were killed over the weekend in a bomb blast in southern Afghanistan. "The toll of this has hit this community hard," Fort Bliss spokesman Maj. Joe Buccino said Monday. "This brings it home." The soldiers killed were: 1st Lt. Brandon James Landrum, 26, Lawton, Okla.; Staff Sgt. Francis Gene Phillips IV, 28, Meridian, N.Y.; Spc. Kevin Cardoza, 19, Mercedes, Texas; Spc. Brandon Joseph Prescott, 24, Bend, Ore.; and Spc. Thomas Paige Murach, 22, Meridian, Idaho. The soldiers were more than halfway through a nine-month deployment, Buccino said.
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24, 28, 19, 26 and 24. So young!
Weekend it’s friday?
This sucks. RIP
Sorry no matter the time frame, it is a great loss!
I was under the impression it happened today and added to the loss of some more of our beloved kids in harms way!
I will not comment on this because if I stated my thoughts, I would be banned!!!
these soldiers are good conservative kids. Seems as though the administration is decimating the conservative future, one bomb blast, on helicopter crash at a time.
Too sad for words. May God comfort their families and grant them eternal peace by His side.
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