Photo: Paying their respects

Soldiers pay their respects during the memorial ceremony for 1st Sgt. Kenneth Elwell and Pfc. Michael Springmann on Thursday morning at the Southern Lights Chapel on Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks. Elwell and Springmann, both of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, were killed on July 17 by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Afghanistan.

Soldiers pay their respects during the memorial ceremony for 1st Sgt. Kenneth Elwell and Pfc. Michael Springmann on Thursday morning at the Southern Lights Chapel on Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks. Elwell and Springmann, both of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, were killed on July 17 by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Afghanistan.

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