FORT RICHARDSON - Two paratroopers from Fort Richardson have been killed in Afghanistan.
The Army identified the victims as Staff Sgt. Clayton P. Bowen and Pfc. Morris L. Walker, both infantrymen. Officials said the were killed Monday when their vehicle was destroyed by a roadside bomb.
The 29-year-old Bowen was from San Antonio, Texas. He joined the Army in April 1998 and was assigned to the Anchorage base in February.
The 23-year-old Walker was from Chapel Hill, N.C. He joined the Army last September and was assigned to Fort Richardson in March.