Army: Two JBER soldiers killed in IED attack


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The U.S. Army announced Tuesday that JBER-based soldiers Pfc. Richard McNulty, left, and Sgt. Brian Walker, right, were killed on Sunday, May 13, when their vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.

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The U.S. Army said today that two paratroopers based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson were killed when their Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle was attacked on May 13 near Bowri Tana, Afghanistan.

Sgt. Brian L. Walker, 25, of Lucerne Valley, Calif., and Pfc. Richard L. McNulty III, 22, of Rolla, Mo., were both military policemen assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion (Airborne), 4th Bridgade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Divison.

Three other soldiers were wounded in the attack.

Walker, who joined the Army in 2007, was the commander of the vehicle. McNulty, who joined the Army in 2010, was the driver.

Next of kin have been notified.

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